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April 05, 2007

My Wireless Mouse Ran Away

I went out to the grocery store and soon after I got back home I noticed my wireless mouse from my desktop computer in the office was missing. I briefly used that system and the mouse shortly before going out.

Only our dog Honey was in the house. Honey has never looked at the mouse before and she doesn't run off with or hide things. When both of us are out she typically quietly sleeps on our bed or waits by the door. She is a pouter/sulker, not a frustrated or angry dog when we go out.

From the looks of things nothing else was disturbed or missing. I had other papers and things on the desk bedsides the keyboard and mouse, including some crackers. If it was Honey I'm sure she would have taken those!

My security system's log doesn't report any other activity today other than when I set it when I left, and disarmed it when I returned. This log cannot be reset.

I've searched the entire office, behind and under the desk, the rest of the house and even looked in my camera bags and computer case just in case I had an Alzheimer's or dissociative moment.

This makes no sense!

Posted in Main by usrbingeek at 2007-04-05 17:21 ET (GMT-5) | 3 Comments | Permalink


'Were you and your mouse having any relationship issues that might have caused it to run away without telling you? A fight"

Posted by: Dan Lurie at April 5, 2007 05:29 PM

I can't be certain about the mouse, but Honey is gorgeous. Maybe the mouse grew jealous of all the special attention Honey gets. I mean she has her own ramp and gets to go shopping at Lowes. All the while, the poor wireless mouse has to sit home on the desk alone. Finally fed up with this injustice, the mouse may have abandoned you to search for a kinder owner; or worse, the mouse may have set off to do harm to itself. Please check your toilets to see if the mouse has tried to drown itself. You might also check inside the oven (esp if it's gas).

Posted by: tengrrl at April 5, 2007 05:54 PM

Whoa. Sounds like an office prank, but if you work from home...could someone else be pulling a prank on you? I have to admit it would be a pretty good one. I might try it, actually.

Posted by: ilovecheese at April 5, 2007 07:23 PM

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