My husband spent at least an hour (I went to bed, I was tired I was up at 4:30) with our internet provider trying to solve the problem. No luck.
5 pm came and we drove to the Apple Store.
My appointment started at 6. By 6:02 my computer was fixed. I wanted to give the Genius a big kiss! I was so relieved! . For some random reason, my computer "lost" it's IP address. With less than 10 clicks it was fixed. It also motivated me to buy the external hard-drive so I could back up my computer so if I have a problem again, it will be less stressful maybe. (The one I have isn't working properly).
I admit I wasn't as patient about my computer maybe being broken than I should have been. I would describe myself as a crash she-devil int hat situation. I just don't have the patience for computers mis-behaving. It is something I should work on.
Let's hope I don't have to for a long, long time and that technology stays on my side!