Monday, September 24, 2007

The Internet is Conspiring Against Me

I know that sounds paranoid but there is evidence:

1. I could not get on the Internet at home this a.m., so I could not download log cabin progress pics. Maybe the Internet is as bored with the log cabin afghan as you must be by now.

2. When I got to work this morning the server was down, and it stayed down for hours. Try doing my job without email. It can’t be done. Trust me.

3. When email was finally restored, I sent out buckets of emails with attachments to promote 4 Domestic Violence awareness events planned for the 2nd week of October. After a while I lost count of the number of emails that bounced back, either because the recipient’s inbox was full, or the recipient’s server cannot handle large attachments, or because maybe everyone and/or everything electronic hates me. (It isn’t just computers and servers that hate me. The 4th floor copier has it in for me, too.)

Please understand that I did not blanket the community with spam. All of the emails I sent were either replies to inquiries or sent to key people who will spread the word when I ask – and I ask very rarely. I appreciate their help, and try not to take advantage. As far as I know all of these nice people still take my calls and emails.

Tonight would be the perfect night to sit down with a nice glass of pinot grigio and lose myself in some serious garter stitch. Sadly, it is not meant to be. I have to pack and get up VERY early tomorrow to drive to Columbus for a conference. I expect to be away from computers, telephones, copiers, and the Internet for 2 solid days. Hopefully, by the time I return the Internet will have forgiven me my transgressions (whatever they are) and allow me access without undue stress. One can only hope.


Teresa said...

Sorry to hear about your computer problems! Will miss connecting with you the next couple days. Cherise will be out of town next weekend - any chance you might be open to get together to knit for an hour or so Sunday?

Sourire11 said...

Boo to the internets.