August 08, 2005

the dark ages

This weekend I suffered through not only my tv being out-of-service, but my internet connection seemes to have died as well. It wasn't SO bad, though. I managed to score a loaner tv from my brother, who I guess is going out of town this week anyways. So for the next few days I should still be capable of tv-viewing.

I went out on Friday night to peruse the local Best Buy for a possible replacement television. After too much time spent ogling and drooling over the flat-panel 40"+ high definition plasma screens, we walked over to the dreary corner of the store that houses the standard def sets. Ugh. Unsavory. Each set either lacked a look that was favorable or came without certain necessary setting options. I believe I might just be attempting to have my own tv fixed - but I expect that choice to be re-questioned dozens of times this week before i actually make a decision.

And as for the internet, we have a service guy coming out on Thursday to check the cable connection. I think they might need to swap out the modem, because it's doing some funky stuff. But being without the internet is... well... very, very harsh. I feel totally cut-off without internet access at home.

Last night I was relegated to reading... a book!!! An actual, physical, paperback book! It was actually quite nice, relaxing - my afternoon felt longer. I finished that book, so it's time to start another tonight - or I'll watch a DVD, or play some video games, or just sleep.


posted by julie at August 8, 2005 11:14 AM

things people have said

How. Do. You. LIVE?

so said: Erik at August 9, 2005 07:21 AM

hansel. so hot right now. hansel.

so said: julie (me) at August 9, 2005 08:48 AM



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