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technology gives me a boost

Right now my husband and I are taking a winter retreat in Florida. He loves the sunshine and warmth, so this is his treat. I'd rather go somewhere moody and atmospheric, like the Shetland Islands or Istanbul, but I can't always have my way, so here we are.

The good news is that I just bought a new computer. And so did my husband. We are both writers, and have struggled along sharing one mini netbook for almost two years. We didn't want to buy a computer in Prague, where we live, as they are very expensive there. Here in Florida, we found such cheap computers that we bought two. My husband and I are very frugal, so this seems like a real splurge, but the prices are so good that we could not resist.

The boost is twofold: my new computer has a 14" screen, so I can actually see what I am doing, and now we don't try to rip the computer from each other's hands. We have our very own. My husband's has a 17" screen and he is in heaven. I wanted something light…