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The iPod Nano: More Fun Than Beating Your Head Against a Brick Wall!

For me, technology is a lot like love. It's frustrating, heartbreaking, and it makes you sick to your stomach just thinking about it, but just try living without it.

After the storm, I made the mistake of mentioning to D- that I had lost many of my CD's during the evacuation. This was a mistake. My boyfriend is a gadget junky. If it has buttons or glows or makes wacky R2D2 beeps and whistles, D- will make a bee line to the nearest Circuit City to see if it's on sale. He bought me the iPod Nano. He explained how this sleek little rectangular wonder of technology would hold up to 1,000 songs for me and that I wouldn't have to worry about carrying a bulky CD player around while jogging. He said I wouldn't have to worry about losing or scratching CD's anymore because it would all be there in my Apple library. Set up was so easy, even someone as technologically challenged as I could work this puppy out.

My boyfriend is very naïve.

Setting up the account was re…