We have terrible cell reception at our house: bottom of a hill, edge of a ravine. It’s just not happening. So I wasted some time yesterday (I forgot to enable Freedom–dumb) fossicking about for solutions.

It comes down to two basic choices, spend money on this:

Or have fun making one of these:


As you know, I have MacGyver tendencies. Sadly, I’m also the laziest person I know. Decisions, decisions. I guess we could always move. Or, hey, just do what we’ve been doing, which is shrug and smile and tell the world: we never answer the phone…