Well that was fun - Friday the 13th

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Was working at home and the internet went out on me. Tried calling their 1-800 number (actually, 1-866) and was told that there would be a wait of more than 20 minutes. Some companies let you key in your telephone number and they will call you back but not WAVE!

They have a physical office in town so after running some errands and visiting the farmer's market, I swung by there only to find that my monthly automated bill payment had been wiped out because they changed their bookkeeping system last spring and that I was five months overdue on my bill. I did not see any statements in the mail to me. Hell of a way to run a company. Their service is otherwise good and nice and fast so not really complaining but still...

Oh yeah - the initial person who set me up fat-fingered my telephone number so it took the poor clerk today about five minutes to locate my account. Looks like their new system was sold by the lowest bidder.

Dinner was good (carne asada) and beers were nice and cold - back home for the duration.

Camano Island Fire and Rescue is hosting an open house tomorrow morning. Attending that as a CERT member.
Got a farm dinner tomorrow evening.

Also, fun bit of astronomy geekdom. Tonight is the full moon (Harvest Moon). Last full moon on a Friday the 13th was in 2006 and the next one will be in 2049.

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