“What's wrong?” asked Spring.
“The monitor,” I said. “It doesn't seem to be working.” I had just
sat down in front of the computer. I saw the LED in it's orange state, which usually means the computer
was inactive enough to cause the screen to blank. Any activity on the mouse
or keyboard would cause the screen to light back up. “Whah!” I was
flinging the mouse and slamming the keyboard.
“Um, Sean, try that button,” she said, pointing to one of the small
round buttons on the front of the monitor.
I hit the small switch she pointed to, and the monitor flickered on.
“That's a power switch.”
“You didn't know?”
“How long have you had that monitor?”
“Umm,” I said. Thought for a moment. “Perhaps three, four years
“And here I thought you had a weird habit if always turning off the
monitor from the rear switch.”
“Nope, didn't realize that was a power switch,” I said. Spring was
holding back her laughter. “Go head, you can laugh.”
“You might want to remember to breath …”
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