Why doesn't DIR show C:\Users\Yours Truly\AppData?
It's marked as hidden. You can view it if you do
dir /ah "C:\Users\Yours Truly"... or
dir /ad "C:\Users\Yours Truly". (ah = all hidden files, ad = all directories including hidden)
Another quick shortcut to get there is: use
%appdata% is an environment variable that defaults to your current appdata folder. In Windows, this can be roaming, local, or localnew. Almost everything uses
C:\Users\Yours Truly\AppData\Roaming... so in most cases it's probably better just to use the
%appdata% variable instead of the parent directory of