Monthly Archives: December 2010

 I love Christmas.  I love colored lights and decorated trees and shiny packages and peppermint mochas and cookies and carols and the Rudolph cartoon.  I love buying presents and getting presents.  I took my grandmother to see The Nutcracker at the ballet as her gift, and that was wonderful.   […]

What Christmas Means to Me

The xbox came in the mail today.   The disc drive works.  Paul played some Fallout 3.   I’m confused.  Pleased, but confused.   Mostly pleased, really.   But seriously, what the crap?  

WTF? Also… thanks?

 Last night I got an email from the xbox service account telling me that any resolution would have to be reached by phone.   This morning, I called.  I talked to a guy who was pleasant enough, but completely useless.  He got a "specialist" for me.  She was also pretty […]

The Saga Continues

 A few weeks ago, my cat broke my xbox.  He opened the disc tray and sat on it.  I went on Microsoft’s website and saw that my warranty included free repairs, so we mailed the console in.  Today, I got this email.     Dear Jamie Stefko, Our inspection of […]

The Xbox Saga