I am on hold with Connecticut Natural Gas. This is the third time I’ve called. Apparently when they pull up my social security number it has my maiden name listed. So they’ve requested that I fax over a copy of my social security card, and my marriage license. I filed my name change with Social Security four years ago. Sigh.
So I faxed it yesterday, but apparently it didn’t go through. I found this out after waiting on hold for more than an hour. The representative said to “just call back real quick” after I faxed it. Ha!
It wouldn’t be so bad if we didn’t have prepaid cell phones. It’s cost me at least $10 to wait on hold so far…
We’re also waiting to hear about the offer we made on the brick house. We weren’t planning on making an offer so quickly, but someone else made an offer, so it was now or never. I love that house, and I’d be thrilled if our offer was accepted. There are lots of other houses for sale in the area, so we’ll be okay either way. And every time we make an offer, we get closer to having all the paperwork and such that we’ll need eventually, so that’s good.
I am also packing boxes this week. It’s not difficult, but it’s been hard for me to do. I don’t know if it’s the symbolism of moving, or the heaviness (literal and metaphorical) of all our possessions, or what. It’ll all get done, because it has to get done. I think I’m going to conscript my friends who come over for Ladies’ Night to help me wrap and pack dishes :)
I’m still on hold… I just hope I can get through before they close for the day…!
Update: 25 minutes later, I’m still on hold. But at least I can find some humor in the situation. Instead of playing their desired message (something like: “your call is important to us; please stay on the line”), there is a computer voice that says “CNG message 2 dot wav,” which obviously the file name. It’s pretty funny.