October 27, 2001
pause now for a (mercifully brief) Public Service Announcement.
is moving this weekend, from the stoopid cranky unreliable ISP to
a slightly less-stoopid/less-cranky/more reliable new home,
elsewhere within the cyber universe.
been threatening to do this for three years, of course. But it's a
little bit like leaving The Totem Pole Company: I threatened to do THAT
for years, too, but in the end I had to wait for a psychic drop-kick in
the seat of the pants before I finally found the nerve to make the
change. In the case of *FootNotes,* it was waking up on Tuesday morning
and discovering that the stoopid cranky unreliable ISP had accidentally
unplugged me again. (And were then rude and unresponsive when I
tried to contact their "customer service" department.) That's all it
took for me to say Enough is enough.
the big move.
worry. You don't have to do anything. *I'm* going to be doing all of
the packing and the heavy lifting here: all you have to do is sit back
and watch and complain about your backache. ("I'd love to help
you move the furniture, but oy, my lumbago ... ")
let you know when we're all finished, and if you're going to have to
make any bookmark/e-mail changes (I don't think you will, but you never
know), and what you can bring to the housewarming party next week. All you
have to do is wait and be patient and not freak out if *FN* suddenly
drops off the radar for a little while. I'll be back.
your weekend is going well.