DayPath Journal

Songhay Studio: My Logitech Trackball Mouse Drowned by My Daughter

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My daughter spilled a bottle of kombucha on my trackball by kicking over the open bottle in her sleep. She should have not tried to go to sleep with food (something she did after I left for bed)—but I should really move into an apartment with more bedrooms!

She tries to stay up with the computer playing Minecraft… I thought for a moment the computer caught some malware through my daughter’s locked down Windows 8.1 account—not impossible but unlikely. But what was happening out of the ordinary was caused by the signal coming from the damaged mouse. Once I turned the mouse off the weirdness went away…