Well, I see no AC adapter wire coming up through the ground, so I assume the phone is dead at this point. And I guess she's the one really checking the messages considering Verizon does put a limit on the number of voicemails and the length of time they will remain in the system? » 12/22/08 1:02pm 12/22/08 1:02pm

@Adam: I lived in Boston for six years and had to get used to this. Pretty damned tough to stand out there in 14 degree weather pumping gas! I remember a couple of the towns still offered full service and they were a godsend. I am in Texas now and all the pumps lock. Some even offer free cigars and wool sweaters while… » 12/19/08 9:55pm 12/19/08 9:55pm