Thursday, March 11, 2010

Stutter Step in the Information Age

Cable went out for an hour or so this morning, at least partially. Still had the TV, but the landline phone and internet went down. I used my cell to call my provider, did the song and dance button-pushing through the phone-tree, waited, and eventually a Real Person™ came online. Yep, whole neighborhood is down, he said. Truck is on the way.

They came, they fixed, they left.

Interesting, though, how you suddenly feel isolated when you can't check your email or news or do a posting to your blog. Yeah, I had the cell, and it wasn't The Monsters are Due on Maple Street, but still ...

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