When you are bereaved of a loved one, you are certain to be heartbroken. In such grieving situations, you get heaps of condolences and commiserations and you eagerly lap it up. You accept the information or attention eagerly, though in a prudent frame of mind, you would usually think that you are being foolish for believing that it is sincere.
When my persistent partner in crime and kindness, and my long-lived companion was finally succumbing to the transient and transitory phase of its existence, I lapped it up too.
Of course I did, which any other human being would; I too am a homo-sapien. I did try hard to resurrect the poor, fallen laptop that I could not imagine living my life without. When I grasped the logical conclusion that its lifeline was running short and there was no way I could restore it to its former glory, I spent the next few days shedding tears of love and loss.Read More →