Well, gee… Today isn’t looking like it’ll be all that great if this morning is any indicator.
The neighbor’s dog got into the trash *again* and has strewn it all over the driveway, the snow melt system for the driveway seems to have developed an issue and one of the lines has stopped working, the boiler has once again developed some bug that is preventing the production of hot water, and Comcast is sucking again with 200-300ms ping times to just about anywhere and 20-30% packet loss… Umm, in non-geek that means –if- a web page comes up, it takes 3-5 minutes to do it.
Everything but Comcast, and maybe the neighbor’s dog, is fixable. I keep thinking I need to call Comcast and ask them how much *working* cable costs per month as what I have is only $45 and obviously that isn’t enough. After all, over the last month Comcast has averaged 2 hours a night of non or near-non operation, which is always handy.
Ehh, just grin and bear it right?
Other than that, there isn’t much in the way of new news to report. It’s still snowing, which is good as it keeps the flatlanders on the ski slopes and spending money. Yesterday held a beautiful example of flatlander vs. snow as a car with Illinois plates wound up parked on top of the Wal-Mart roundabout. Yes, on top of it. No one was hurt thankfully, but the four guys in the car did get laughed at by about 300 passing motorists before the tow truck managed to extract the car.
Fortunately for them the aspen trees were only planted two months ago and the snow is deep enough that there was little damage to the car and they drove it away even though they hit the roundabout at around 40 mph…
Well, with the weather outside being perfect for the skiers and the last two days being mostly champagne powder, I seriously doubt the store will see any customers. I think I’ll take today off and try to stave off entropy around here for a little longer.
Disclaimer: Unless the word absquatulation has been used in its correct context somewhere other than in this warning, it does not have any legal or grammatical use and may be ignored. No animals were harmed in the transmission of this journal entry, although the German Sheppard next door is living on borrowed time, let me tell you.