An Open Letter to Comcast / Xfinity

Ramblings

Hello,

My name is Stacie Huckeba I have been a customer of Comcast for over eight years.

I realize that it’s a dirty little secret and you don’t like to talk about it, but c’mon, between just you and me, you can admit it. Basically you have a monopoly on internet service, at least in terms of speed. It’s ok, I like money too. Nobody is happier than me when I deposit big fat checks. Sadly, I’m not quite as “connected” as you guys.

I’m a photographer and I think I’m really good, unfortunately, I live in a town with a plethora of talented photographers so I can’t just sit back and be lazy. I’ve sent emails to the Mayor, and Governor and even my Senators and Congressmen asking that they put in regulations to make sure I am the only photographer who can use professional and top of the…

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Happy New Year!

Amanda in Vienna

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Hello everyone and welcome to my blog! This will be my way to communicate all of my adventures with all my wonderful friends and family members while I spend my Spring Semester abroad in Vienna. For those of you who don’t know who I am, my name is Amanda Fry and I am an junior undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music studying Horn Performance. This is my first time blogging so hopefully it’s interesting enough for you all to read!

Here’s a quick background about my program: I am studying with IES abroad and will be taking courses in English at the abroad center. I have pre-registered for classes including a Music History course about German Lied or Songs, a Music workshop which allows the other students and I to put together Chamber Performance groups, German, and Individual Performance Lessons. The last class I selected…

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Chaos and Christmas

My life exploded so here’s some pictures.

 

The road trip snuffer

The road trip snuffer

Oops I'm a Jersey girl now

Oops I’m a Jersey girl now

At the wine bar for Christmas dinner

At the wine bar for Christmas dinner

Pad & Quill Case

Pad & Quill Case A got me for Christmas

O Tannenbaum

O Tannenbaum

Latvian Christmas

Latvian Christmas

Moving sucks

Moving sucks

Nutcracker Rehearsal

Nutcracker Rehearsal

Rudy

Rudy

 

Mom and A at Carlos' Bake Shop in Hoboken

Mom and A at Carlos’ Bake Shop in Hoboken

Road Pizza

Road Pizza

Horrifying.

Horrifying.

Tonight I’m in Fredericksburg, VA because there were 4 accidents on I-95 between DC and Richmond. Despite my best efforts to avoid the traffic, Route 1 was also a complete clusterf*** and there’s no other alternates. Needless to say, I can’t wait to go to Waffle House in the morning and get to drive more than 55 mph tomorrow.

Two more days of driving till Miami, and then it’s time for Salute to Vienna! Because who doesn’t love Viennese waltzes to ring in the new year? I’m already practicing my Viennese offbeats (and looking for new books to load on my Kindle…) 😛