Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Back up and running

Yeah, my TV is working and so is my computer...there were problems in my area and they have it all fixed.

Our TV was going crazy last Wednesday night with digital spotting. I don't know how to describe it but there were little blips here and there on the screen.  The TV controller wouldn't work properly either and it was hard to turn the TV off or on or change the channel.  The audio portion was all weird too.  It was really strange.  I called the cable people and they reset the TV and it started working but the computer blitzed out.  I got the TV working Thursday before I went on retreat.
The computer was out until today.
The cable guy came out yesterday  and worked on it and it worked ok while he was here.  When he left, we tried the computer and it didn't work again....Well, it wasn't our computer but the whole area network was out.  Our TV went black too and we had no TV either.  Talk about a black out...I gave up, took a bath and went to bed.

This morning, we called the cable people again and they said they were working in the area.    The TV came on about an hour later and then the computer.  We now have TV and computer and feel like we are back in the land of the living...

It's amazing how I felt so out of touch without my computer.  I can't imagine life without my cell phone or computer now.  I don't know about you but life just isn't the same without  those two things. What did we do before these two great communication devices?  I don't want to find out ever again!

I went to retreat with some friends last weekend and I had a great time.  There was only seven of us and it was great.  Everybody else went to the Houston Quilt show, I guess, while we sewed alot.  I had a great time with my friends and I got alot done....I didn't sleep too well but it let me sew more.  I'm now catching up on my sleep and I'll be back to my normal sewing schedule by tomorrow. 

Tonight was tatting Tuesday and I went there and visited with my buddies. I came home and  I'm trying to catch up on reading blogs that I've missed . I will post some pics of the retreat and other things I did last week tomorrow. 

I know these posts are really boring without pics so I will leave you with one.  I saw this beautiful One Block Wonder quilt and want to make one.   So, here's the quilt and this will be a future project for me.  I can't wait to make it so I'll be searching for just the right fabric this weekend....I'll show more pics tomorrow, until then, enjoy this one.


Miss 376 said...

I could do without the TV, but the computer is another thing, you feel totally isolated. Glad to have you back online

jennifer said...

No computer makes me panic mine has been acting up. Glad you got it fixed

Jackie said...

I loved that quilt, too. We need to schedule a retreat to just do that quilt!
Glad you are back up and running again!

Terry said...

Glad you got your TV and computer back on! The president of our quilt guild showed us her one block wonder on Monday night and it was beautiful! I have no desire to make one though! LOL

Rachel said...

This quilt is very pretty. Looks like the view through a kaleidoscope. I think I would use a lot more color!

Mary L. said...

Love the One Block Wonder. I've made one and have fabric for a couple more..now to find the time.Glad everything is working for you once again.

LuAnn said...

I love that one block wonder. Great quilt.

Candace said...

Glad you are back up and running. We sure do depend on the electronics these days, I'm right there with you.
Hope you find or found the right fabrics that you were looking for. Here's a little different style OBW done by a fellow blogger:

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