What To Do When You’re Disconnected


Yesterday, at around 4 p.m., the Internet went down. When connectivity hadn’t returned an hour later, I picked up the phone to call my parents and see if I could work over there, and discovered that the phone lines were down as well. When I returned home about an hour later, my husband pointed out that the cable TV was down, too.

Triple poop.

Our lines were down for over 20 hours in all.

What I did when I was disconnected:

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Coffee Break: Staying Focused Is Tough

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What’s your biggest distraction when it comes to working from home?

I often find myself being distracted by…everything. Reality television. The mail. Even housework! Stuff I would usually avoid like the plague at any other time.

And it seems that remaining in front of my computer can be just as dangerous, if not more so.

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