I still have not been able to get the wireless set-up working, and according to what the system information is telling me, there is no network or wireless set-up installed on the computer at this point! :(
I can't be sure whether the problem is the wireless software or whether there's a glitch with the network card for the wi-fi, so I'm thinking that I will take the computer in to one of the local shoppes that I know and a fellow whom I trust, and see what he can find.
In the meantime, I'll continue to write a few blog entries here and there to put things into perspective on the days, and then go from there. Depending on how long it takes to get the wi-fi back up, they'll be posted retroactively or not.
Anyway, the Sunday gamers are going to be here in about an hour and a half, so I'd better get myself together for the day. Hopefully, some board gaming will relieve the stress I'm feeling.