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I've Been to Hell and Back!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 As they say, computers are like husbands: you can't live with them but you sure can't live without them! Since my email was hacked on Jan. 6, I have had a non-stop challenge to get back to working order. I've had so many calls to ATT and Yahoo, that I now recognized the customer service agents' voices! I have learned to work the system and request to be connected to "Tier 2" support because I know I will need it! I still have one minor issue to resolve, but basically, I am back in working order. I pride myself as someone who is pretty computer savvy and if not, willing to learn. For my age, I think I have come quite a long way. That is probably the one benefit of this whole fiasco: I have learned a lot! During the many occasions while I was kept waiting for an ATT agent to answer my call, I was not grinding my teeth or biting my nails. Crochet is my sanity, but by now you know that! Yes, of course, I was crocheting while waiting…

My Holiday Season

Sunday, January 8, 2012 It's time to blog, but where do I begin. My holiday season was interesting, to say the least. From the joys of preparing for the arrival of the whole family and the grandchildren's visit to the downside of having their little germ-infested entities in my space! They look innocent, don't they? My spirits were buoyed by my honor of being named Awesome Crochet Blog: Free Form Crochet as I lay as a very bland sickie thinking of all I could be doing if I didn't have the stomach flu!! Held together with duct tape and string, I was able to enjoy New Year's Eve with hubby Alan and dear friend Gerry. We went to a Second City performance, "Christmas in the Heights" and laughed ourselves silly! I ate lightly afterwards; it was a strange New year's feast but so be it. Practicality first! Just as I was getting back my appetite, a delightful gift of Fannie Mae Pixies arrived and I was back in the business of eating! We enjoye…