Test results are in...
It's "relatively minor" and the procedure won't take long at all. It's just the fan - thank you laptop god!
The part's been ordered and we have an appointment with Dr. Sergio next Tuesday.
I've missed Red this week...I have photos to share with him and only him. Oh, I could download them to Desktop Girl but why crawl down there to find the USB port? No, I'll be patient and wait for my friend to recoup.
I'm off to the gift shop to buy a "Get Well Soon" balloon - - he'd like that.