Sunday, March 11, 2007

SHUTDOWN DAY!!!!

OK folks:  nobody is more Internet addicted than I am.  But I plan to give this a try.

It's SHUTDOWN DAY, a time when all of us Internet-addicted folks get the chance to see whether we can survive for twenty-four hours without turning our computers on.

If I'm lucky, the weather will be grand and I'll be either riding my horse, or with Cliff on our motorcycle.  Or perhaps I'll be gardening?  I do have a couple of excellent books waiting, so if worse comes to worse, I'll read.

Wish me luck.  And join me, if you dare!

13 comments:

fierrorachel said...

HELL no.  I'm just sayin'.  No excuse needed, but here's mine:  I leave the next day for 4 days of business trip.  I need that Saturday to chill.  Yup, that's my excuse.  Sounds like a good one, to me.

ksquester said...

Well, you've known for some time now about my internet addiction.  I decided that I LIKE it and embrace it.  As you once told me, there are worse things. (fiction addiction....haaaaaaa!)   Anne

plieck30 said...

24 whole hours? I could do it if I had to. I did on my birthday. Paula

lowis6535 said...

  I don't guess that I will join you ... my computer is my link to the world.  I'm here so far away from family & most friends.  This is how I communicate & share photos of my everyday life here.  I do my online banking.  I really don't do much actual surfing because of such an ungodly slow connection. (I keep a solitaire game open to do while each page is loading.)

LOIS

bookncoffee said...

I won't bother to do it.  It brings me joy in otherwise stressful situations.  I'll save it for April when I'll be on vacation with no PC...for ONE WHOLE WEEK.  It'll be hard but I'll enjoy reading and being with the family.  Good luck.

lanurseprn said...

WHY would you do this?? LOL!  I can see cutting back on smoking....cut back on sweets.....or salt.....even sex <smile> ..but the INTERNET??
Ummmmm.....Nah.
Pam

tendernoggle said...

I will be working most of it...love ya,
carlene

msecz said...

i don't think I can do it.... maybe in the summer or when the snow is finally gone.... sorry   Sandra

jeff466 said...

There has been only a few days I have not been on the computer or the internet in the last few years.  Vacation, a few sick days and when the internet was down!

It wouldn't hurt to stay off every now and then and do other things around the house-I think I'll give it a try this week and see what happens!

I hope you have a great week, Jeff

hestiahomeschool said...

I regularly go on an internet fast...it really does help!

csandhollow said...

I just went 3 days! maybe I will but I doubt it.

mutualaide said...

I often don't turn on this computer for brief periods of time.  Some days I read only e-mail and skip everything else.  That's how my alerts pile up!!!  When we go away for a long weekend or vacation, the laptop stays home.  I'm away.  I'll get over it.  LOL.

suzypwr said...

You will be fine :)

xoxo