Do I feel like we’re living the life of luxury? We ate in a restaurant today. Since the end of February, we ate out once on my birthday in early June and then again today. That’s twice in almost six months.
This morning I really wanted to go to Target and look for curtains for the bathroom and blinds for the breakfast room windows.
We ate breakfast. Vince was hemming and hawing about going out. It’s Saturday. It’s going to be crowded. Then he decided to work on the internet.
They hooked up the internet Thursday. They need to come bury a new line but they have to call the people to come out and mark the lines so the installer said “It isn’t great but it will do til we can get the new line in a week or so.” It worked Thursday. Friday morning, it didn’t work. Vince called them (Mediacom). They said they would have someone out that day between 1 and 5 p.m. and sure enough, a guy came out. He was here well over two hours. In the attic, moving the block ceiling tiles, trying to find a splitter he thought was causing an issue. He did find it! He was amazing.
Not only do we have limited internet – limited data I guess you call it, but we have to rent their modem, their router and their extender (and I think two of those things are either together or one and the same because we’re only renting two things) to get internet to most of the house. Some of the house just isn’t ever going to have it. That’s ok. The second guy who came out said “No! You can send back our modem/router/extender. There’s a label in the box it all came in. Buy your own and it will work fine.” Over a period of about three or four months, it costs less to have bought your own so Vince went out yesterday and bought whatever we needed.
This morning he wanted to get it all hooked up to see if it would work and I understood that so we hung around the house, he got that all working, then we went out.
With school starting back up either next week or the next week in this area, it was a total zoo. Every place we went was packed. I know Vince wanted to say “You had a BAD idea coming out today!” so I said it for him and we vowed to never leave the house on Saturday again.
But, while out, we sat in the car and debated about eating out and decided to do it. We went to Magic Noodle.
I’ve eaten there a couple of times with Chad but Vince had never eaten there and he was really happy with it too.
This place will be one of our favorites. The people are super nice and the food was great. I doubt we eat out again for a while but it did feel good to eat food I didn’t cook.