I woke up this morning to 5 missed calls and 3 voicemails from a moving company driver frantically trying to get in touch with me. He wanted to confirm our appointment first thing tomorrow morning. He said "I just wanted to inform you that me and my crew will be at your place at 8:00 am sharp to load the truck for your move to Los Angeles, California. HUH??
"Yes, Ma'am ... we have you on the schedule for tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m., so we'll see you then!" I was told by the dispatcher while calling to find out what was happening. "This is a mistake! I'm trying to tell you that I AM NOT MOVING!" I explained. He replied, "Well, according to my records -- YES, YOU ARE!" Luckily, by the end of the phone call and 2 supervisors later, it was determined that a computer error had caused the mix-up. You see, they had all my contact information in their system from an estimate they had created for a prior move. However, the technical snafu inadvertently added my name to the pick-up schedule for tomorrow morning. Phew ... crisis averted!
Then, this morning I received an email notifying me that a bottle of vitamins I had ordered 2 years ago "was just shipped and here is your UPS tracking number." What?? I received this package 2 years ago! And just now, while in the middle of typing this blog, my editing options suddenly disappeared and all I could see was a big, jumbled coding mess. (Thank goodness I remembered something from my HTML 101 coding class.) This is too scary. Except the good news is ... I'm actually out of vitamins!
Okay, so at this point, I'm starting to feel like I'm living in the Twilight Zone. Why are all these weird things happening? I thought this crazy computer stuff only occurred in 2000. Remember the Y2K scare when everyone thought the world was coming to an end because all the computers were going to crash while transitioning to the 21st century. That was really the last time I heard of any year-end, wacky, computer-related malfunctions. I guess computers just have a mind of their own -- I can't wait to see what happens tomorrow!
Happy New Year & Greetings From Sunny California -- Almost!