March 2007 Archives

I’m mad as hell…

I’m sick of it.  There is a problem with…..whatever, and so I call their published number to discuss it. “For English, press 1.”  “Enter your account number.” “Enter your phone number.” “Please listen, as our menu has changed…” And after going through all that, and waiting the requisite fifteen minutes on hold, the customer service rep (term is LOOSELY applied….) comes on and asks “what is your account number?”  Now, I already had to enter Continue reading

Help! I’ve Fallen……

You know the feeling. You set your foot down….and you know immediately that it’s not gonna hold. And you find yourself on the ground. It was Wednesday night….I had just finished playing piano for the Holden Evening Prayer service at church. It had snow-squalled intermittently all day, and so I walked out of church, my arms full of music, coat, purse….and stepped off the curb. I landed on my left knee and right wrist, left Continue reading