Saturday, November 17, 2007
Ok, I haven't mentioned this since I didn't want to whine overly much, but things have been rather strained here at Castle Marius financially. Mrs. Marius has been working as a waitress since July, but her bosses treat their employees like they are all teenagers working for extra gas money, so she's been getting at best 15 hours a week. Over the summer she went through a very lengthy application process to get a more stable government related job, at the end which she was told that she passed all the requirements and would then be put on the list of potential applicants should an opening arise. Great. So it's been a bit tight round here. My pay keeps us in the house, but little else. Fortunately that is all about to end since the government agency(I'm going to be cagey about the specifics of this until I know it's ok to blog about)finally called and she will start with them next week. So why am I bringing all this up now? Because last week our phone got turned off. We barely use the thing, and since we couldn't do anything about it until I got paid on Thursday there was no use fretting about it. But now, after nearly a week without it I'm thinking we should just abandon the landline altogether. We both have a cell phone, and the computer is on cable, so do we really need a monthly bill for something we can easily get elsewhere? Have any of you gotten rid of your landline? How has that worked out for you?
Marius the Curious