Well, it's Thursday, the sun is shining, and the temps are supposed to reach up into the lower 70s (F). I'm supposed to work today, that schedule is not fixed in stone, however. I have to call the repair shop this morning and see how they are doing with my car. When I picked up my rental Jeep, I was told I was supposed to return it today. If this is not the case, I'll need to contact Erie Insurance and let them know there's been a delay.
I received 2 notifications within the past week of utilities that have applied to increase their rates. Son of a bitch! Both water and electric have asked to charge more. Per PP&L (my electric provider), the average family could see their cost go up by as much as $34 per month. If mine goes up that much, it would be a 33% increase. I will have to wait until June to see how much my rate will go up. I feel sorry for single parent households when the costs go up and the paycheck stays the same, but then that's American Capitalism for you.
While I don't watch too much TV, there are certain shows I like. I tolerate (barely) Picard. My biggest problem is that it seems like every single cast member has a story arc. I wonder if they have it written into their contracts that they each get a personalized, four-minute storyline in each episode.
One show I really am liking is Halo, on Paramount, and not because it stars 6-foot, 5-inch Pablo Schreiber as the MasterChef. Scientists took him as a child and made him into the perfect fighting machine... well, not quite. Whereas Picard is cartoony, this show is quite intense. If you're looking for warm, fuzzy, feelgood endings stick with Picard. If you want to sit in your chair and say, "Holy shit!," give Halo a watch.