Michael got an email from his friend who works for the computer place (let’s call him Jamie) and Jamie says it’s fixed and I can come pick up the computer tomorrow.
“Why so soon?” I asked. “They only ordered the new power port on Monday.”
“It wasn’t the power port. The port’s fine.”
“Then…what was it?”
“Jamie can explain it to you better than I can.”
I can’t wait to get it back and started immersing myself in the missing persons world again.
(And some totally unrelated good news: I have made the top 1% of Goodreads reviewers. Of course, they have two million members so really I’ve just made the top 20,000, but top 1% sounds better.)
On request, the new missing person of the week is Rita Lorraine Jolly, who disappeared from Oregon at the age of 17, back in 1973.
She’s considered a possible victim of Ted Bundy, but I don’t believe he ever confessed to her murder, and it’s possible that something else happened to her. After all, everybody thought he killed Katherine Merry Devine in spite of his repeated denials, and then it turned out Ted was innocent and DNA proved another man had murdered her. Rita’s case is apparently still open, as it’s listed as an unsolved homicide with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.
(And if you’re wondering how I was able to do a missing person of the week without having my own computer and Charley Project files with me, an explanation: it is not physically impossible to update Charley without having my files on whatever computer I’m using, it’s just extremely cumbersome. I would have to download and install my photo editing software, go to my host’s file manager, download whichever files I’m working on, edit them, and re-post them and the updates page onto the file manager one at a time. Then, once I got my computer back I would have to make sure to get all the updated files to put on it. It all would take a lot longer for me to do and I’d rather just not bother with it. But as this particular MP of the week was requested weeks ago, I decided to make an exception and make the effort to post it.)