Long story short…

The weekend before last I rode out to visit Ronya in Kananaskis and bring her some lunch. On the way back I got caught in torrential rain storm… twice. Why twice? Because I missed the turn in Turner Valley, drove through the storm, wound up back in Kananaskis country and had to drive back through the storm to get back to Calgary.

Throughout all this my weather “resistant” pocket on the left side of my jacket wasn’t quite sealed properly and my phone was in it. By the time I got home the pocket was a swimming pool. My former cell phone is now a tiny little fish bowl with it’s screen half filled with water. You can turn it over and watch the water slosh around if you like. That’s about the only thing it’s good for these days.

So I went out and bought myself a new cell phone… yet again. This time I bought a Blackberry.

It sucks. It sucks horribly. It sucks so horribly I immediately went out and bought a different phone again. This one, however, works wonderfully, even if it does run on Windows. I try to overlook that as best I can.

The gist of this whole entry is… I no longer have anyone’s phone numbers. Well, I do have Ronya and Diannes’, but that’s it.

So, if you want me to have your phone number please leave me a reply here. All comments are screened so I’ll be the only one to see them.

Hopefully I won’t be doing this again for at least another year or two. *crosses fingers*

19 thoughts on “Long story short…

  1. Probably not. I just use Outlook in “offline” mode, and of course use Gmail for everything else. 🙂

    Nice sexy, lookin’ phone! Hmmm… uses the newly-released Windows Mobile 6 though… so I’m not sure if any of my fun software will be…er… shareable.

    One bit o’ advice… get a micro-SD card if you haven’t already. Very handy!!

  2. I’m hoping you kept the old phone just for entertainment value! It can be terribly amusing watching the water turn around the LCD monitor of a phone! Not that I’ve ever done that… nono… 😉

  3. Apparently if I reply to the comment it automatically reveals it. I’ll try to be more careful from now on.

  4. I deleted the original one… my cell is on my website, but I didn’t want the home number and Mav’s number out there. 🙂 Didja get ’em written down first?

  5. yeah, i got them. I’d hidden the comment again, but deleting it works too. 🙂

  6. I'm hoping you kept the old phone just for entertainment value! It can be terribly amusing watching the water turn around the LCD monitor of a phone! Not that I've ever done that… nono… 😉

  7. Apparently if I reply to the comment it automatically reveals it. I'll try to be more careful from now on.

  8. I deleted the original one… my cell is on my website, but I didn't want the home number and Mav's number out there. 🙂 Didja get 'em written down first?

  9. yeah, i got them. I'd hidden the comment again, but deleting it works too. 🙂

  10. Heh. Been there; I’ve never had to empty water from my boots before except after this one rainstorm in the Fraser valley. It is most disconcerting to get off the bike and pour at least half a litre from each piece of footware….

    Cheers!

  11. Babe, you can go through my phone tomorrow and grab all the numbers I have.

  12. Babe, you can go through my phone tomorrow and grab all the numbers I have.

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