Last week I started having cable problems. Which means I have Internet and Phone problems, too, since they are both handled by the cable company. I could still get on the web, but it was s-l-o-w. The phone had a dial tone but the calls didn’t actually go through. So I made all my calls on my cell phone. Usually when I was riding in my car because cell service is pretty bad in my house and non-existent in Old Homosassa. Our TV is with DirecTV but it also needs the cable for some of the extra features.
But I hate to call customer service–such a waste of time that I’ll never get back! So I just put up with it.
But everything finally completely died so I had to call. But I couldn’t use the house phone because it was dead. And you know I have to be outside for my cell phone to have one bar. And then there’s the astonishing fact that the cable company isn’t listed in the yellow pages. And I couldn’t search for it on the Internet–because I didn’t have one!
But I persevered and the guy from India sent me a signal to make everything start up again. Except it only worked for a couple of minutes–just long enough for me to hang up from our pleasant conversation.
So Terry and I went to the country store and I played with a cat, and looked at the chicks, and a nice young man insisted on carrying out the 25-lb bag of sunflower seeds we bought then we went to the grocery store and bought a big bottle of wine and when I came home, everything really did work.