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Sunday, August 14, 2005

Black Hole

Apparently I chose to live in a house that is in a black hole. That's right, for some reason our little house is located in an internet vacuum, where DSL options are just sucked right out. We can't get DSL through our telephone provider, nor can we get DSL through any other provider. I wish someone would have told me that at the outset so that I wouldn't have wasted all of my time researching other companies, being told it was no problem, being on hold forever, and then being told it was impossible (multiply this sequence like 6 times and you get an idea of the ordeal I've been through - I got so upset on the last call that I handed over the phone for Huz to deal with). So, dial-up it remains until we can assess whether or not the black hole includes no access to cable either (and until we can assess if cable is something we can afford - Chicago's SBC Yahoo DSL for $26.99 is now a distant good dream). I don't know if you miss seeing pictures here, but I sure do. That is why there aren't any, my friends. Just to upload the last 6 I took of our house took 45 minutes. It was ridiculous. I hope you stick around until we get a better connection and get more visually exciting around here!

Posted by Bird On A Line @ 10:34 AM

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