I checked again this morning, on the off chance that it was just a glitch. No suck luck. I SMS'd my cousin, he's a silicon valley tech nerd. Not being a Chromebook user himself, he asked around his cadre of programmers for their suggestions. He responded with a website of offerings. I went on it, discovered that what his nerd herd suggested was the best cost/benefit offering.🤑
I looked it up and bought it on Amazon.com.
Slated to arrive Tuesday October 13.
Hope it's not an ill fated purchase, arriving on the 13th of October. 🎃 But as a Libertarian-leaning Republican, I don't go in for all that numerology hokum.