July 29, 2008 | 4:07 pm
I was going to avoid blogging about the magnitude-5.8 earthquake we just had about 40 miles east of my place—that’s what twitter is for. But after a conversation with a few friends, I can’t resist. See, they were worried about their loved ones—spouses, kids, the like. My wife is fine, thank you, but my first concern as I tried to figure out whether I should leave the coffee shop was not her safety or my own but that of my computer.
“Tells you a lot about yourself,” my editor said.
Oh, Mac PowerBook, how I love thee.