Sunday, July 6, 2014


Currently in Newport OR (Low 55 Cloudy then Sunny High 67)

We spent yesterday doing nothing except enjoying the beautiful weather and going to church. This allows us to catch up on blog entries while we were recently in the dead zones. We got new smartphones, both of us got the new HTC One M8, while we were in Simi Valley California.

Bob had a very old Motorola Droid 3 that was giving him fits. When we heard about the Edge program that Verizon has and that both of us qualified to get new phones we jumped at the idea of both of us getting the same phone. That way if one of us learns something we can help the other. Under the Edge program as soon as the phone has been half way paid off you can get a new one, usually 12 months. Much better than the 2 years before.

It was tough to learn a new phone while we spent most of our time in a dead zone. We capitalized on our trips to civilization and checked email, surfed the internet, learned new features, downloaded new apps and updated others. 

The HTC One M8 is highly regarded and is a leading contender for phone of the year. It is nice to have the very latest technology instead of a phone that probably should be in the Smithsonian :-)

Till next time,

Bob and Jo


  1. Enjoy your new phones. Jim and I both have the same phone and it is nice to be able to say - how did you do that.