November 20th, 2005


Back In the Dial-up Again

Ah, yes, the joys of dial-up connection, particularly when wanting to play with things graphical. I guess I'd better get pretty serious about investigating things like sattelite Internet, or wireless (I wonder if my cell-phone provider covers the area? Another one suggested recently, well, they don't claim to cover this particular area)... even DSL, if

Well, now, I pause. About to write the name of our land-line phone provider and this little mental flash occurs, about how I often refer to Micro Shaft, and since our phone connections are such Wonderful, Clear, Rural, Endofthetrunkline Things of Sonic Beauty, Sprint just doesn't seem accurate.

Spronk, maybe, but not Sprint. I mean, sprint implies really fast (at least for a short distance), and potentially really impressive.