While registering our vehicle online I remembered how we use to place an actual small rectangle sticker on the actual license plate back in the day. Dad used to let me put those on when I was a kid, and I felt it was a real important job.
It’s open enrollment for benefits at work again, and during a meeting about this yesterday it hit me that our current year deductible totals end at the end of the month. I bet most places just use the calendar year, but we have to be different for some reason. With about $500 to reach my deductible, I went ahead and schedule an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon to look at my bum knee today. When you visit his practice’s website, there’s an endorse from Icky Woods of all people. I might trust Icky about some cold cuts recommendations, but I’m not so sure about the medical field.
I got my invite from Google to partake in their new mobile phone service, Project Fi. Users are limited to only one phone, the Nexus 6, but service is only $20 a month with unlimited voice and text, and then a choice of $10-per-gigabyte tiers, so it would only cost me $30 a month, and what data I don’t use would be credited back to my account. It works by using both Sprint and T-Mobile networks (the two with the worst coverage in DFW) and open Wi-Fi networks, so I’d be switching from Sprint to Sprint/T-Mobile/WiFi, which isn’t much of an upgrade regarding coverage. My contract with Sprint ends on the ninth of September, and Project Fi invitations don’t expire, so I think I can wait about 60 days. As for the phone, I can buy one for $500 (I just happen to have $200 gift card to Best Buy) or you can finance through Google for about $21 a month.
One more phone note, I have the choice of getting an entire new phone number, transferring over my current number I have with Sprint, or using my Google Voice number. My Google Voice phone number, after the area code, is GEEDING. So you could dial (—)-GEEDING and reach me. If I choose not to use my Google Voice number, I lose that number, so no one can call (—)-GEEDING and reach me. Decisions, decisions. I’ll probably just keep my number from Sprint since most folks have that number and that would save me the trouble of having to contacts folks to update it.
Speaking of friends in my graduating class, one of my closest friends lives in Abilene. After seeing footage of all the major flooding yesterday I decided to send him a text to see if he and his family were okay, but it turns out he’s out of the country on a mission trip.
The new season of ‘Mythbusters’ starts on Saturday, July 18.