Nothing much to say that I can say and then no way to say it anyway because my phone and DSL were out for 8 days. It seems the morons at my apartment complex accidentally cut 300 phone lines it took days to fix. Days later I found out that my line was not one of the involved lines. After 5 days of going in to the office as well as calling every day, my phone still wasn't fixed and the staff was only giving monosyllabic answers to my inquires. I finally called the corporate office and explained that my "seizure alert pendant" needs a phone line and I was not able to get help when I had a seizure the night before. Seeing the litigation writing on the wall, 20 minutes later my phone was fixed. Amazing what a little pressure will do.
To add to No-Internet induced boredom, my Dish Network also was down for a bit. The apartment people told me to remove my dish so they could stucco the balcony so I moved the dish to the ground. Then, before they could finish with the balcony, they sent a written demand that I remove it from the ground. Each move costs about $100 and 5 hours of lost work. Rather than pay again, I simply mounted the dish on a 2x8 board and sat it on the balcony ledge and then realigned it myself. All of this could have been avoided by using a tripod but I can't use one because it would set the dish too far behind the wall which would block the signal. My solution cost $8 and adds a certain redneck Je ne sais quoi.
In other news, a lot of stuff has been on my mind lately but I don't know how to talk about it yet. I've been writing a letter for half a year now and have finally made it to the 2nd sentence. Last night was a xanax night.