So I'm typing this post from a brand new MacBook. It was time for my old computer to be retired: it served me well, but has earned itself a break. (Sometimes when I'd turn it on, it would only let me type in reverse: "gmail" would show up as "liamg" and the only way to fix it was by cutting and pasting. It also could only get through about 10 minutes of any video before overheating and turning itself off.) But, even though I'd reconciled myself to the necessity a few weeks ago, I was still sad that I'd be saying goodbye to my old one. And I thought that I was being totally irrational, until I noticed a striking similarity between my computer and other things that I like.
My latest swatch for knee socks was my first clue:
Some other examples:
Suddenly, it all made sense. And here I pretend that I don't have a consistent favorite color.