Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Let's talk time management...

Shall we?

In my last post I mentioned that it is taking at least 32 seconds for each page to load on this computer I'm currently using. That was a drastic understatement.

So in the time it takes me to check one email I can...
fix a grilled cheese sandwich or
make 2 pairs of earrings or
read a book to The Baby or
brew and enjoy a pot of coffee or
give myself a manicure or
fold a load of laundry or
take a shower, shave, and wash my hair or
dust the living room and dining room or
eat a bowl of soup or
clean the bathroom or
work on my Christmas cards or
squeeze in a quick workout or
go pick up the big kids at school.

And when I get back to the computer, the page is STILL not loaded.

At the risk of sounding too whiny (I know, I'm too late for that) I am grateful that I have a computer at all as a backup. My other option would be lugging Bad Baby to the library and hoping he wouldn't find anything to dump on the floor. But you and I both know he would.

(Surprisingly, my blog loads in about 60 seconds so it doesn't take too long here. But I don't have access to any pictures so this makes 2 posts in a row with those pesky words. If you're a picture kind of person and you've read this far, just scroll down to see pretty color.)


MGF said...

Hope that you get it fixed soon, it sounds painful.

Cathe Holden said...

With my old dial-up internet service, I used to get so much done while waiting for pages to load, much like your list. It used to really bug me, but now nothing gets done around here and I almost miss it.

Hang in there Beki!

fly tie said...

ah yes. reminds me of those days when it sometimes took *minutes* to upload a picture to etsy. (that was only a little over a year ago.)

thank goodness for faster speed.

Sew Gracious said...

:( Gotta find that silver lining somewhere!

I remember the dial-up days. GAG! I'm spoiled by high speed. Hopefully the computer doctor will come through for you!

Sarah @ ThriftyDecorChick said...

Oh, our crappy computer does that all the time... with DSL. Hate. it. Feel your pain. :)

The Perfect Trio said...

Our internet is our connection to the outside world isn't it??? Without it I would go NUTS!!!! (If having 4 kids hasn't done that to me already!!!! LOL)