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I got my scanner hooked up again, and the monitor is lifted.

February 15, 2005, 5:39 PM

Somehow, I managed to make it work. So now my second monitor is a good eighteen inches higher than it used to be, and the scanner is hooked up beneath it. And it only cost me about seven bucks.

So what, pray tell, did I do? Well, after work today, I went hunting around my own Wal-Mart to find something. I’d previously gone hunting in the Wal-Mart in Manassas on my way up to Washington DC the last time I was up that way, and found nothing. But that store is a “regular” Wal-Mart. Mine is a Supercenter. So it’s a bit bigger. And I found these plastic shelves in the Hardware department. So I bought them.

For those of you who are interested, this is the Durashelf 9133-01, which is an expandable shelf design. So I took one out of three shelves, and attached four legs to it, and there you have it. Then I just put it under my monitor, and it worked! Perhaps it’s a little high (my father made that comment on it), but it seems to work. I’m actually writing this Journal entry on the second monitor, which isn’t bad.

Also, now that my scanner’s hooked up, I can show you that box of candy that was so funny:

Choo Choo Choose Me!

So reminiscent of The Simpsons.

Web site: My new shelf is the 9133-01 on this page

Song: TROGDOR!

Quote: "Isn't that a little high?" - My father about the height of the new shelf

Categories: Shopping, Walmart