Don’t you hate it when your internet doesn’t work!

We are still plagued with internet problems. It’s working here and there. I’m hoping by Monday I’ll be back in business. For now, here are some photos of the fog we’ve had the past couple of mornings. Maybe this crashed the internet. If you look closely you can see that Miles didn’t let the fog get to him. He still insisted on going to the park to play fetch.

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About TBM

TB Markinson is an American who's recently returned to the US after a seven-year stint in the UK and Ireland. When she isn't writing, she's traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs in New England, or reading. Not necessarily in that order. Her novels have hit Amazon bestseller lists for lesbian fiction and lesbian romance. She cohosts the Lesbians Who Write Podcast ( with Clare Lydon. TB also runs I Heart Lesfic (, a place for authors and fans of lesfic to come together to celebrate lesbian fiction.
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58 Responses to Don’t you hate it when your internet doesn’t work!

  1. Vishy says:

    Hope the internet comes back soon, TBM. Nice pictures. The fog makes me think of the old descriptions in Sherlock Holmes – with the fog and something being afoot 🙂 Glad to know that Miles didn’t let the fog get to him.

  2. Awww, Miles is such a trooper :). I wish we had fog – instead we are having another snowstorm!!

  3. Beth Ann says:

    Miles is going to be a fog dog if he stays in that too long.

  4. Edwin says:

    That last image is surreal! I love it. What kind of camera did you use to capture it?

    • TBM says:

      Thanks. Just used my Samsung mobile. Nothing fancy at all, just lucky.

      • Edwin says:

        No way! That is so nice. I’ve been hunting around for a scene like that, I love the fog..

      • TBM says:

        The past two mornings have been lovely. Too bad I’m not closer to The Thames. I bet it was a stunning sight. I’m a fog lover as well. Grew up in Southern California and it was foggy on many mornings. Now it makes me feel like I’m home.

  5. aFrankAngle says:

    Being annoyed when the Internet is down shows how much we rely on it — so another reason to have a beer …. so cheers to remember Miles’ ball …. thus another reason for another beer.

  6. pattisj says:

    The fog makes for a pretty picture. Miles knew Mom would snuggle him in his warm coat. 🙂

  7. bulldog says:

    Funny we used to live without it, in fact never heard of it… now when it isn’t there one feels as though you forgot to put your undies on… hate it when I don’t have it…

  8. Hmmm…it strikes me that Miles has a vested interest in your internet not working… he’s not been peeing onto the socket, has he?!

  9. I really like the last shot. Poor Miles–if he hates the rain he’s in the wrong city! Maybe he’ll get used to it?
    We used to lose power all the time when we lived on the East Coast. Starbucks was my refuge, but it was hard to work with so many people waiting in line to use the outlets. I would check email and leave quickly.

    • TBM says:

      When I was in NY last time I did the Starbucks thing in the mornings to stay on top of emails. Such a pain in the butt. so many of us who are addicted and need our caffeine and internet fix. Getting a table was almost impossible.

      Surprisingly it doesn’t rain as much as I thought it would in London. Seems like it rained more in Boston. He still hasn’t adjusted. Now he has a garden so he knows he doesn’t have to go far if he doesn’t want to.

  10. Last photo is awesome! We swear the fog takes down our internet. Dogs just know how to live.. 🙂

  11. That is impressive fog! I’d have a major bad hair day. Nice to know that Miles is in his bliss in the elements, even if you insult his masculinity by forcing him to wear a coat. At least it’s not a neon green color.

    • TBM says:

      Fog never affects my hair, which is so thin and always looks the same. My hair is so so so boring. Oh Miles has a bright green rain jacket.

  12. Good luck with your internet woes. In the meantime it is nice you and Miles can enjoy the beauty of the fog.

  13. Letizia says:

    I like his little coat! Hope your internet troubles go away soon (I hate when that happens….).

    • TBM says:

      I love Miles in his coat–unfortunately he hates it. But he’s so good when it’s time to get dressed. He raises one paw and then the other with the saddest look on his face.

  14. Rorybore says:

    we’ve had ice fog a couple of mornings….which is really weird. and oddly beautiful. like your last photo – the purple/pink is lovely.

  15. poppytump says:

    All fingers XX ‘d TBM for a quick resolution … infuriating it is …good to have Miles to distract you !
    Do hope you have a good weekend though ..maybe you are at this very moment on fact finding mission of a new Pub for a later review 😉

    • TBM says:

      No internet does help my pub searches since I spend more time wandering around in my neighborhood. And Miles is a wonderful distraction–most days 🙂

  16. Meanderer says:

    Lovely foggy images! I hope your internet connection gets sorted post-haste.

  17. Fantastic pictures! I don’t think I’ve ever experienced a fog before, so these are really neat to see. Hope your internet connection stops acting so wonky soon!

  18. Jo Bryant says:

    fog is good so long as you don’t have to drive in it…I hate that

    • TBM says:

      That is very true. I haven’t owned a car in over a decade, so I forget about that part. The same with snow. I love snow, but when I had to drive in it, it sucked.

  19. Here’s hoping your service is back up soon. But the pictures are great. Like everyone else, I love the fog. It’s hard to capture it without just getting a grey glob but you’ve done it. Nice.

    • TBM says:

      I was lucky on the second morning since Miles got out of bed super early for him. He’s usually the last one out of bed in the morning and the first one who goes to bed at night. He loves to play, but he also loves to sleep

  20. Carol says:

    Good luck with the internet! I love that last photo.

  21. Novroz says:

    Oh wow!! look at that….the scenery reminds me of so many horror movies.
    Hahaa Miles is an active dog 🙂

    • TBM says:

      I try not to think of King’s Mist story when it’s like this. yes, Miles is very active. He’s trying to get me to take him to the park right now even though we just came in from playing fetch in the garden.

      • Novroz says:

        Hahahaha be careful with the monsters 😉

        Lucky you still have a park that Miles can enjoy. I only have school park to set my turtles free.

      • TBM says:

        Miles loves his new park since it’s not crowded and he can fun free. Our last flat had bigger parks, but they were full of tourists all the time, so he was always on a leash. I bet your turtles love the school park.

  22. Fergiemoto says:

    That’s frustrating to have internet problems. Hope everything is operating well by now.
    Great photos!

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