Friday, September 12, 2008

Back Online!

EDIT: After I published this post, the DSL connection went down. I almost cried from frustration. I called Verizon and my call got transferred to India. I spent 1 hour on the phone and they still have to send a tech guy tomorrow. At the convenient hours between 9am-6pm! I told them that I won't be home after 1pm because I have plans and can't sit around all day Saturday. Miraculously, it's back on now, but I wouldn't hold my breath. Nothing works for our apartment. Maybe I should go back to old school dial up. :-)

Hello! I did not take an intentional blog break. We went away for the Labor Day long weekend and when we got back, my internet connection was down. I use a cable modem from Time Warner Cable (Road Runner) and we have been experiencing a lot of problems this past year. I got them to send someone 2 days later, but it was working when the guy showed up! So, he left and did nothing. Of course, it stopped working that same night.

I was very frustrated and decided to call Verizon to see what kind of phone and internet deals they had. I ended up changing my phone company and ordering DSL. All the equipment arrived this week and we just had to wait for them to activate the line. You do your self-installation. In the mean time, the cable modem kept going on and off. Now, we are using DSL, but it's so much slower than cable. But I guess I don't mind the slowness if it means a constant connection. This is just day 2 of DSL, so I am going to wait a little bit more before canceling the cable.

I got lots to talk about, but it will have to wait. I just wanted to pop in and say hello. Here are some pictures of Miss Melody. She is growing so fast. I can't keep up with updates on her. She has been crawling super fast and sitting up by herself for a while now. There is no stopping this kid. By the time she goes to bed at night, I am so wiped out. While we were away, she was teething and she now has two front teeth on the bottom. We are going to her 8 month check up next week.
My friend, Jen, got her this Elmo book which she loves.

22 comments:

~Priscilla~ said...

one smart cute cookie! she is growing up fast!

hetty said...

Glad to see that you're back! I missed you. The photos of Melody are fantastic. She is such a cutie! Such bright, inquisitive eyes!

*karen said...

Oh my gosh, the same thing has been happening to me with Qwest! I totally sympathize with you. Your daughter looks so happy though.

schrodinger said...

Welcome back!! It certainly sucks having no internet, so I'm happy for you to have it back. It's also great to see Melody, time really does fly doesn't it? She's looking adorable though.

hetty said...

I have tagged you on my blog, Oiyi. Don't feel obligated to take part, but if you want to you can find the rules on my September 12th post. Thanks.

Danielle said...

Oh my how frustrating for you guys :( I knew something must be up for you not to be blogging.

Miss Melody is darling as ever :)

rohanknitter said...

Arg, how frustrating to have your internet acting up!! She's getting so big - can't believe 8 months have passed already!

Micki said...

Miss Melody is the cutest! What sweet photos.

YayaOrchid said...

Aww....Miss Melody is just precious, precious!!

I'm so glad you'll are back online. Looking forward to your posts!

Chickengirl said...

Goodness! She is growing up fast!

I love the smart cookie shirt...very cute!

CynCyn said...

I always feel so disconnected (ha ha) from the world when my internet is down.

melody is just adorable. I love how she poses for the camera!!

JL said...

I love her smile...

amanda said...

melody is sooooo cute! i don't have kids, not sure if i want kids, but i like seeing her cute little face when you post on your blog! (and i'm not at all impressed by most of the other baby pictures i see on blogs!!!)

Agnes said...

Welcome back! And thanks for these eye-candy photos! Miss Melody is getting too cute!

Jennie said...

Too Cute! Love the hair.

Rima said...

Welcome back to internet land.

Melody IS one smart cookie. Love her cute hair.

Shannon said...

She's soooo cute. Can you believe our little ones are 8 months old!!! How is she sleeping now?

Happy day to you both.

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

I hate when my service is interrupted. Especially when I'm uploading pictures. And then customer service to another country - icky. No offense, but it is not my favorite.

Your daughter is such a cutie.

Rebekah said...

smart cookie! such a cute shirt!

Glad to have you back online and I'm sorry that you had such a hassle with the internet company!

Your little chapter in the knitalong book was great! Although it is funny how they describe bloggers. Now I know a published knitter :)

maryse said...

she is so cute!

caitlyn said...

I'm sure I've said this before, but I think Melody is the cutest baby ever! I love her onesie.

amandajean said...

I love that second to the last photo of melody. she is precious!