Friday, November 19, 2010

Going Mobile

Thank you so much for all the positive comments you left. My mom's home from the hospital, and I've spoken with her several times. So far she's keeping an upbeat attitude about the whole thing. Of course she's all worried about getting stuff done for the holidays. I assured her online Christmas shipping was the best way to go anyway. All the kids are doing it these days :) Just let everyone else take care of the rest.

It wasn't all bad this week. I do have some great news. Remember a couple months ago I talked about working from home? I was just approved and received a new laptop! It's only one day a week to start, but that's still a big deal for me. If I don't have to be in the office first thing Monday morning, I can do a lot more traveling on the weekends, including trips to help my mom.

I also got this bad boy.


I prefer the terms frugal and thrify, but cheap would be an acceptable adjective here. I'm not a big gadgets person. My second generation IPod Nano and 4 year old cell phone have been treating me just fine, so I couldn't justify spending money on something fancier. The siren song of the IPhone just became to loud to ignore any longer.

Internet access anytime, anywhere? Mobile blogging? I must have thee for my own.


Hello 2010, it's nice to finally meet you.

7 comments:

  1. Well, you were the last one to update your phone! I've been wanting to upgrade for a long time to a data phone, but I can't seem to justify the extra $30/month for internet, etc. I don't need a phone for work like the rest of the world so I'm going to hold off a little longer, I think. I qualify for a new phone in a week, so we'll see what happens!

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  2. Good to hear your mom is doing better!

    I cannot live without my iphone, love it!

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  3. Well, you were the last one to update your phone! I've been wanting to upgrade for a long time to a data phone, but I can't seem to justify the extra $30/month for internet, etc

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  4. So glad your mom is doing okay.

    Congrats on working from home!! Especially when it comes to sitting around waiting on standby. (I have spent a few Sunday's frustrated waiting to get home!)

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  5. Yeah, tell me about it :) the cost of the phone is no big deal, it was the thought of paying so much for the data plan each month that killed me. My old phone was grandfathered into an ancient family plan...it was a total of $15 extra a month.
    I found myself calling my husband to look stuff up on the Internet for me all the time when I was out, so I knew it was time to switch. It's become an extra appendage. I haven't put it down since I got it.

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  6. Well, you were the last one to update your phone! I've been wanting to upgrade for a long time to a data phone, but I can't seem to justify the extra $30/month for internet, etc

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  7. Yeah, tell me about it :) the cost of the phone is no big deal, it was the thought of paying so much for the data plan each month that killed me. My old phone was grandfathered into an ancient family plan...it was a total of $15 extra a month.
    I found myself calling my husband to look stuff up on the Internet for me all the time when I was out, so I knew it was time to switch. It's become an extra appendage. I haven't put it down since I got it.

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