Just a short status update on my transition from a supporter of dolphin captivity, AT&T. In case you have missed it, AT&T is a proud supporter of dolphin captivity. And I am not.
So, the relationship was doomed. No matter how great the service was, or wasn’t, where there is an alternative, I knew one choice was right for me: leave AT&T and its Dolphin Extravaganza. As Georgia Aquarium says, the most amazing show this side of Broadway. Are you kidding? Those dolphins, 10 of the 11 born into captivity, one wild caught, have a life that should look like the one above, but they live in small concrete tanks. And will until they die, either prematurely, because dolphins do not live as long in captivity. Or unmercifully, at an old age. I am just not sure how the people who make a living from dolphin captivity sleep at night. But one thing I’ll guarantee ya: the pillow where they rest their head each night was purchased by dolphin captivity; every night, 365 1/4 days a year.
And it gets worse than captivity, if death is worse. The jury in my head is still out on that one. But I’m leaning toward captivity being the far crueler and more unusual.
So now, instead of an iPhone3 with AT&T, I have an iPhone4 and FaceTime (!!!!), with Verizon.
Fewer dropped calls. Truth.
And no dolphin extravaganza on my conscience. Or my pillow.
Now, how about that 2X4 from Home Depot? Yep. I’ve switched to Lowe’s.