First, my laptop died. Something shorted on the motherboard, it seems.
Then, I went to Facebook, and I saw one of those visual meme/quotes tiles:
And then, interspersed between the “Love and Strength to Boston!” posts, was this:
And after that, I noticed this on the feed of another FB acquaintance:
Unfortunately, I think that I can guess what the Universe is trying to say to me today.
I just foolishly thought that there might be some way around it.