[shakes Magic 8 Ball]
This was the story of my Internet life in NZ. Nope, can't have Netflix. Can't watch movies on Amazon Instant. Can't use Google.com (!!!!) It was a little weird.
Traveling, sure, I expect hiccups in Internet performance. But living somewhere for over a year without movies? That was rough. Since ours was only a sabbatical (i.e. we weren't going to live in Christchurch forever,) we bought only the necessities. Everyone had a bed and our kitchen had (most of) what we needed. But we didn't have a DVD player*, nor did our computers like playing DVDs that weren't manufactured in the US.
Basically, we missed a lot. Thanks, Netflix.
*LOTS of movie rental spots in Chch, though. That was a nice throwback.
I blog rarely, because I'm busy writing books. When I do blog, I focus on writing, friendship, family, and books. Because my family's best nicknames are private, I use their birth years for shorthand: