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Oh No, I have NO Internet

August 24th, 2010

Our internet connection has been intermittent since Sunday, which is why my post was late yesterday. We’re supposed to get it fixed this morning, hopefully they can figure out the problem. It sure makes blogging difficult, not just because I can’t post, but I also use the internet as a research tool. I’m constantly searching for tips on gardening and other things that I talk about here. I get a lot of questions through e-mail about different gardening topics and if I don’t know the answer I usually spend some time on the internet researching. As I read I also like to search for books that are mentioned and information and history about specific topics. Not having the internet sure makes it difficult. I’ve got a list of things to look up when it is working once again. I guess it will allow for some good work time without any distractions and it looks like I’ll have extra time to work in the garden and to can up all those tomatoes sitting on my table.

As a result I’m taking the day off, hopefully I can get this posted before the connection goes down again.

How much do you rely on the internet for your job and enterainment?

5 Comments to “Oh No, I have NO Internet”
  1. Amy on August 24, 2010 at 9:02 am

    I am sorry for you internet trouble that drives me crazy…….I home school so I use it all of the time for that……I also love to look up information pertaining to gardening, homesteading, meals etc…….We don’t have public tv so oftentimes we will watch a Netflix movie on it…….and I obviously use it to read certain blogs that I find quite interesting : )

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  2. Kelly on August 24, 2010 at 9:50 am

    Constantly. I depend on the internet for my sanity (SAHM) since I communicate with hubby through IM and am constantly looking up things that occur to me to look up, learning about my hobbies, getting recipes, managing our household… you name it, I do it online.

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  3. Miranda on August 24, 2010 at 10:13 am

    Way too much. Irritatingly much.

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  4. Seren Dippity on August 24, 2010 at 11:13 am

    I’m a bit too addicted. I’ve gotten in the habit of sitting down to read email and check my favorite blogs first thing in the morning as a kind of wake up ritual. Way too many mornings I look up and realize I’ve zoned out and hours have passed! I have started making myself more conscious of time spent. Anytime I sit down to just browse, I set a timer.

    Part of my problem is the weather is NOT conducive to playing in the garden and it is way more fun to read about other people’s gardens than it is to do indoor chores. We haven’t had a day below 100 in a month, yesterday it was 108. Forecast says that it should cool down into the 90s this next week though.

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    • Miranda on August 24, 2010 at 1:28 pm

      I second that. You know it’s no good when they’re talking a ‘cold front’ is bringing the relief of weather in the mid 90s! I’ve been glued to this air conditioned computer desk for far too long.

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.

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