Posts from October 2010

  • October 28, 2010

    Two weeks ago, I did the unthinkable: I signed up for Comcast High Speed Internet service. Leaving Speakeasy DSL after 5+ years was no easy decision, but it was getting increasingly difficult to justfy the price for the performance that I was getting. In fact, when I called to cancel, I made sure that Speakeasy knew it wasn’t something that they did, but instead simply a matter of economics: I just couldn’t continue to spend $100/mo on “slow” DSL, no matter how reliable it was. After two weeks with Comcast, I’m simultaneously impressed and disappointed…

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  • October 22, 2010

    Elena's cousin Kristen was married last weekend in Batavia, IL to her longtime boyfriend (and family friend) Kevin. In addition to knowing both Kristen and Kevin for quite some time, I had a special connection to their wedding, since Elena was a bridesmaid and my nieces were the flower girls!

    Kristen wore here mother's veil, and looked absolutely stunning in her wedding dress. What a happy couple, right?!?!

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