Call it a rant if you will, but I’m fed up. I chose to park at this beautiful location this summer at the North Rim because of the canyon view and the fact that I could get internet via the hotspot on my phone. The later hasn’t been working out so well. I bought a bigger better antenna for the Wilson booster, no help. I went for a two year contract on a Verizon Mifi and bought a new battery for the phone. Verizon is the only possibility here and that’s working off a tower on the South Rim. Even with the Mifi cradled in the booster it’s useless. Only gives me 1X which just doesn’t cut it. In fact the phone is now working better than the Mifi, not even in the booster. But it’s spotty at best. I have 8 days to return the useless box and get out of the contract.
I’ll admit to being an internet junkie. But it’s not so much fun when I can’t keep up with reading blogs and keeping up with Facebook friends. I’m loosing my desire to write posts when I can’t get them to upload.
Of course it’s still as beautiful as ever at the North Rim. No bad views of the Grand Canyon. But for the last several days the wind blew so bad I think erosion increased and now it’s all on top, or in my hair, face or RV. Spring is usually windy in the Southwest, but this is over the top. Then again, what’s normal about weather anywhere?
Still busy labeling photos from the South Africa adventure and am missing the travels and Joan also. I dream of returning this winter but am not sure I can afford to.
After blogging for almost six years I really thought I’d get some sponsors to help defray the costs of travel, but that’s not working either.
And now I’m kind of thinking of a fall American road trip, visiting National Parks that I haven’t seen in over 35 years plus some that I’ve never seen.
But first to get through the summer season. It’s a good thing I love my job, as I’m really tired of working.
And now to see if this will go out.
Maybe I just need a change in attitude.
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