Saturday, May 4, 2013

Hello Internet ~ I've missed you☺

Be warned... I'm feeling a bit chatty☺

So....
A few  weeks ago Hubby decided
 that he needed faster internet.

(we really don't, but he thinks we do. If it's available he's got to have it)
(I seriously think it's a guy thing.  What.ever.)

So a couple of weeks ago they came out to upgrade the 
lines so we could get the faster speeds, per my husband's request.
 They did the "outside work" on Tuesday the 23rd
and they would be out on Saturday to do the "inside work".
After they were done messing with the wiring
on Tuesday (while we were both at work)
we had NO internet connection.
I was patient ~ Hubby was apologetic and we waited until Saturday,
at which time we found out that we had the wrong wiring coming
 from the "source" to the house and that they
don't do anything "structure to structure"
so WE would have to run the correct wiring before they could proceed.
(Apparently the guys that did the outside work would have known
about the wiring issue and should have stopped and let us know then.)
(The guy that came out on Saturday was kinda miffed at them.
Since it was a total waste of time for him to drive out here
and it's not a quick drive at. all.)

We ran the wiring on Sunday, called the phone company on Monday and
 found out that the soonest they could come out would be that Friday. AARG!!
Luckily, we are have internet at the shop so I was able to do the
banking and bill paying I needed to do, since I have that all
set up to do online.

Well, now I am back so.......
on to some fun stuff☺

While I was on my little "hiatus" I received this cutie pie
from my BSBP partner Sheryl Stephens
of The Babbling Beader
It's a pin and I love it.
Thank you Sheryl!

I also finished some focal beads
I love ~ love ~ love these!
I think I will list some in the shop in a day or two☺

And I finished my
 Year of Jewelry Project piece
for Week 17
Now I am off to finish my piece for Week 18
since it is technically due today☺