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My Phone

Poor little Sarah Kate is sick this week. She has fever. We went to the MD yesterday. She has no real diagnosis. She does seem better today. Bless her sweet heart.

I have moved on up in technology! I just got rid of this phone on Saturday. I know I have had it 10 years and I think even longer. I LOVED this phone. It had the best reception in the world. I HAD to get a new one because it just died and they don't even make parts for it anymore. Steve has had several fancy, expensive phones, but none did as well as mine. Yes, I have had many opportunities to upgrade, but I just have never wanted to. When you find a good thing, stick with it! It was so easy to use and because it was so chunky, I could put it on my shoulder and talk hands free. As for the new phone, we are trying to bond. I hear myself echoing when I talk, it is too thin to rest on my shoulder. About all I can do on it so far is answer and dial numbers. That is all. Steve is going to give me a lesson on it in the next day or two. When I went to the AT&T store on Sat., I told the sweet lady waiting on me that I wanted a phone that took pictures. She looked at me with kind sympathy and said," they all do that now." I had no idea.
Laurie's old faithful phone. Circa 1999.

Comments

Crystal said…
I know the feeling. I've always had simple and easy to use cell phones. Up until this past March my fiance got us blackberry's and I'm still trying to figure out how to use it. I can call, answer, text, take picture, and that is about it. Althought it has a 100 other things it can do...lol. What phone did you go with?
PRAISE JESUS - Laurie has stepped into the 20th century! Maybe one day I'll get a text from you and I might pass out!
Oh Laurie, I know the feeling. I loved my last phone and after it passed, I didn't know what to do. Mike & AT&T had made some kind of crazy deal that had a million year contract involved, so I got his hand me down Blackberry. I don't understand half the things it does & don't want to. I also didn't get the internet on it because then I would never get anything done!
the day's said…
oh dear, i FEEL you...when i asked for a phone that only made calls and texts...the lady looked at me like i was an alien! thanks for letting me know i'm not alone! ;)
Jennifer said…
Oh my word! You are too funny! Don't feel bad. I had the same phone for 4 years until Josh finally bought me a new one because my old one wouldn't text. That was when I was in college. Since then I have only had 2 other phones. I kind of get attached and honestly, Brody is going to beat them up anyway so I don't think I need a very nie one!:)
Hiliarious about the AT&T store! don't worry you will bond soon!
Tara G. said…
Laurie, my husband has the same phone and loves it. We were visiting a good friend of his from pilot training and when he saw it, he went nuts- he also loved that model. And they said the exact same thing- it works so well and they didn't want all the bells and whistles (their C-130s are also of the same vintage so perhaps they're partial to old, decrepit technology!).

Hope your little one feels better- that makes it rough on mama, too!
His Doorkeeper said…
Don't feel bad, Laurie, Steve has an iphone and I just got a new phone a few months ago (not iphone) and it takes me a while to get use to all the new features! But I can call anyone anytime and that's all I need!!
I don't need APPS to get along in this world!! har
Kelley said…
Just got a new phone myself this summer! I completely understand.
Rebekah said…
You are HILARIOUS!!!!!! Poor Baby! We have had a sickling too! NO FUN!
kate said…
I finally gave in last year...I hated it. I miss my old SO much. I've had the same number since 1999. And since then only one other phone...I was happy. Everyone made fun of me...I changed. And hate it. I love you!
Jill said…
I'm laughing out loud at your old phone because mine is just one step up from yours! It gets wonderful reception and I love the texting on it. I refuse to give it up until it dies!
Summer said…
Oh that is sooo funny about the AT&T lady! I laughed out loud at that... Don't worry I just recently got a RazR myself and I still can't figure that silly thing out... My BFF has an I Phone and I don't even no how to make a call on that thing...
Summer :0)
Summer said…
Oh that is sooo funny about the AT&T lady! I laughed out loud at that... Don't worry I just recently got a RazR myself and I still can't figure that silly thing out... My BFF has an I Phone and I don't even no how to make a call on that thing...
Summer :0)
ashpuck said…
I'm laughing because I too had the same phone! It actually still works but I don't use it anymore. It is having some speaker problems. Now we keep it as a back up for when other phone decide to die.

Good luck on learning your new phone.
Laura said…
I hope SK is feeling better soon! I can totally understand your cellphone delimma (sp? - It's late!)! It took me forevah to get a new phone (not quite as long as you :), but once I upgraded to my blackberry, my life has never been the same! Lurve my bb! Have a great weekend!
Lauren said…
YAY for stepping up in the phone world and hope she gets to feeling better!!!
Emily said…
I had the same phone and just loved it - it worked so well and was really durable! I still miss mine :)
Kim said…
Your phone is a fossil. I bet that thing weighed 10lbs! I hope you come to love your new phone! I'm going to call you soon on that new phone so we can plan dinner!

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