Saturday, December 2, 2017

UPDATE re The Phone Company AND Caring! (Ernestine nailed it!)


Folks of a certain age, might remember Lily's Tomlin's role of Ernestine, a character on a television variety show known as Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In. The image atop this entry features Tomlin portraying Ernestine in one of their episodes.

I included this picture in a prior entry here on Blogger this past September, when I wrote about Emma Nutt, the first female telephone operator.

In any event, on Laugh-In, Tomlin's Ernestine had a reoccurring line which was,"We're the phone company, we don't have to care...," that she reiterated with a snort.

That line has been playing over and over again in my head as I have been dealing with my phone carrier, Verizon, who also is my Internet provider.

This past week, for the third time in one month, my Internet service was down due to "a power outage related to Verizon." 

Because I work from my home and depend on the Internet to meet my goals, this was disruptive.

However, I must admit the phone company was very timely on one matter: my bill arrived on schedule in spite of the fact that my services were still interrupted.

I've only just now begun to get back to the necessary task so of ending out press releases over the web, as well as to the routine of writing posts for my blog.

Provided there are no more snafus, I expect to continue with my daily posts beginning on Tuesday, December 6th 2017, when I post an entry for my Tuesday's Truths series.

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