Comcast can't find our house. We waited all afternoon Saturday and the guy never came. We waited all day Monday and, despite promises by several "customer care representatives" and a supervisor, no one showed. I was on the phone this morning at 8:00 and was assured that someone would call to set up an appointment. I just called again, at 2:00 and I'm still on hold, after nearly 15 minutes. I think they've forgotten me.
They even had the nerve to tell me that their technician was at our house twice and we weren't home. He called and told the dispatcher. He was at a red brick house with white trim and a white door. Thing is, we have a brown door. And let me tell you, we've been home for HOURS waiting for this guy.
If I don't have cable, internet and phone at home tonight, I will raise holy heck.
So that explains the delay in posting. Thanks for your prayers and phone calls. We're doing well! The kids started school yesterday and seemed to do fine! I have been sitting at Panera Bread with Ted all morning... Met another church planter, Shawn Kang, from Pathways Church of Houston, then we had lunch... Now I'm just using the free wi-fi.
It's kind of an alternate universe here. Street lights are hung horizontally instead of vertically. (Being somewhat visually impaired, I have to think really hard: Green is on the right, red is on the left...) Speed bumps here are called "street humps." (What?) It's currently 93 degrees and ridiculously humid. Every time I go outside, my glasses fog up. This morning, there was a large live cockroach in our kitchen. We're not in the Bay Area anymore. :)
Oh, and this is for Meghan and Adam: Josh wants you to know his school's mascot is an Eagle.
[UPDATE: Still no solution from Comcast. They were supposed to call me back within 30 minutes. It's been 54.]
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