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    v., -grad•ed, -grad•ing, -grades.
    1. To raise to a higher grade or standard: upgrading their military defences.
    2. To improve the quality of (livestock) by selective breeding for desired characteristics.
    3. Computer Science.
    a. To replace (a software program) with a more recently released, enhanced version.
    b. To replace (a hardware device) with one that provides better performance.
    1. To exchange a possession for one of greater value or quality; trade up.
    2. Computer Science. To replace software or hardware with an upgrade.
    1. The act or an instance of upgrading.
    2. Computer Science.
    a. A software program that provides added enhancements over an earlier version.
    b. A hardware device that provides greater performance than an earlier model.
    3. An upward incline.
    adv. & adj.

    I should add that for the most part an upgrade is an essential and inherent part of life, whether it forms a part of a new step towards a goal or if it is simply to make life that tiny bit easier. In the immortal fashion to which we; as Homo-sapiens follow, we must upgrade, re-write and reconsider our position constantly and it is that fact that can make life difficult. We must re-write our path in life, for as we know; it is not written before us, we make our own destiny and make our own way in life.
    But, as ever I digress and my better senses tell me that the poetic shite above is boring to read. I hate it that I can write elegantly but get so distracted that my pretentious drivel is a frustration to both myself and the subscriber. I am aware it is horrid but I will continue to write my pretentious drivel as I have coined it.

    People seem to enjoy my writings.

    This is good.

    Well done for sticking with the most inconsistent blogger on the internet.

    A particular vein of annoyance of mine at the moment is with the state of the world in general. In general, that’s right, in general. I enforce the “in general” as there remain fifteen thousand things which annoy me. I will list them all one day and you will die of boredom as they are minor and insignificant. It is two-thousand and eight, a new year, we’re 21 days in. Already two-thousand and eight has begun with a bang as we continue to watch the housing market crash; the American financial system fail and the trains not get any better! I had entered two-thousand and eight with a vague impression that things in the world of Mr. Rant might improve, they haven’t. Mr. Rant is still miserable about trains, tax, and people not walking straight.

    So a new year and a new start that’s what it is for. I agree that you should in principle make resolutions, but in practice they’re a pointless waste of time. I believe that people make them to break them. This year already I have succeeded in my resolution to break every resolution I make. I had planned to attempt to become a little more cheery but this hasn’t worked, in essence it’s been a complete failure. I promised myself that I wouldn’t moan when Mrs. Cheery says “hello!” in that strikingly horrible voice, high-pitched which dogs can only hear, or that I wouldn’t complain when I’m taxed a massive amount or when people ask me for a spare cigarette!

    There is no such thing.

    A spare fag?

    There is no such thing!

    It needed to be repeated it that’s ridiculous! But I’ve failed again! I had planned to blog more often but it’s the age old excuse/problem of having a busy life and not enough time to do it. I will be writing this blog, even though I moan so persistently about it, I do enjoy it wholeheartedly. So you will be able to read my feelings more regularly or at least I hope so.

    Once again I’ve wondered off-topic. Did you notice? I’ve recently installed the latest version of WordPress, I haven’t noticed any changes I guess they’re all coding updates, hidden deep inside SQL land, a land which to a certain extent I don’t understand. It seems to be more stable however and it works so I’m not complaining… yet.

    I have now the most advanced system for blogging in the known universe. (Disclaimer: WordPress’ Tagline not mine.)
    I look forward to the next moan, I mean blog…

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