Working through some crappy neck pain, I did manage to scoot stuff around in the bedroom a bit to create a new layout for the cats to be twitchy about. Heh… actually, since my bed doesn’t have a headboard or footboard I was able to corner it against the walls, giving myself a hard surface to lay against if I can subconsciously keep it in my mind while I’m sleeping. I just sleep a lot better on the hard floor, although that’s probably in big part to the space heater, so I figured this was worth a shot to see if it helps at all.
I also hooked up the Google Nest Hub screen on the nightstand / drawers, so rather than having my TV on while I’m trying to go to sleep, I’ll have this much smaller screen that’ll keep the room darker and quieter while still providing the ambient “stuff” that I need to fall and stay asleep. Heh… like, it’s a fun little tech toy, and it has the google assistant stuff all built in, so it’s not like everything I’m doing is solely for therapeutic results. It’ll show YouTube and Netflix stuff, has all the weather, schedule, clock, speaker controls, etc… so yeah, just a neat little thing to look at and play with.
Speaking of neat things to play with… I also moved my minimalist office desk back into the bedroom so I could hook up my “The C64” that arrived a few days ago. It’s the full sized replica of a breadbin Commodore 64, with working keyboard, four USB ports, and A/V hookup over HDMI. I had a drive that was loaded and prepped to be used with The C64 Mini, so there may be a version especially for this full-sized version, but yeah… it’s plugged up there with the little TV, ready to go whenever I am. (I don’t wanna get started with it until I know I can devote the right amount of time and energy to do it right.)
I think the next thing I’ll do is put together my moving dolly. I got it a few weeks ago, but it’s been a bit up and down since then, but I’m hoping I’ll have the energy to put it all together in the next day or two. I haven’t been blogging about it, but as you can see I’ve been getting at least a little bit of stuff done around here over the past few days, so I’m hoping to just quietly keep that streak going. Just gotta pace myself for what I’m actually able to do at any given time, and unfortunately that can vary wildly. Hoping it’s just my body getting used to the cold weather again… since each fall for the past several years has added some extra “oush” to my routine, but by the time Christmas gets here I’m usually pretty good. Meh… just gonna keep doing what I can and we’ll see.