I have four cell phones on my family plan. Aren't you glad to know that? Bear with me - there's a reason I'm telling you this. Because there are four of us with phones, my bill is $130 a month. They tell me that's not too bad. But THEY don't pay my bill, so I don't think they should offer THEIR opinion.
Anyway, since Adorable doesn't drive on her own yet, and since she is home schooled, she really hasn't needed a phone. But she's a little creeped out by the thought of being on the community college campus with no car AND no phone, so Ben and I agreed that it would be a good idea to add her to the plan. It's only another $10 a month, and after all, it IS for her safety.
So Ab and I went to the Verizon store a few days ago to ask about changing the plan, contracts, and to look at phones. There are phones there just like mine. Well, not really just like mine. These are the newer versions of mine. The sales person looks at my phone and assumes I'm there for an upgrade. But that would mean learning new phone software, and that is DEFINITELY not on my list of things to do in the near future. I might be just a tad RTC. Maybe.
Anyway, THE phone to have these days is a Chocolate. You know, the little skinny thing where the top plate slides up to uncover the keypad. With a name like Chocolate it has to appeal to females. And it comes in some nifty colors like Blue Mint and Black Cherry and some fluorescent green that I can't find online. The downside is that the Chocolate costs more than I had budgeted for another phone, which is exactly zero.
Let the posturing begin.
Ab has been wracking her brain trying to figure out how to get me to buy her a Chocolate. She does have a birthday coming up and we've been discussing what she wants. So this morning in the car she said, "Hey, Mom, I have an idea. What if I get a Chocolate for my birthday?"
And before I could open my mouth to reply, Mike said, "Yeah! It's the gift that keeps on taking!"
And just so you know, I'm trying very hard to get a good picture of a neighborhood event you'll really want to hear about. But I can't tell you until a get a pic.
Be thankful ~