I may be down for the week. The local cable company (Insight) is doing some sort of upgrade which apparently requires taking down entire segments of the network for up to a week (without warning or notice, of course). The service line is busy all the time and there was a huge line at the service office but not, of course, any signs or handouts explaining the problem so everyone who wanted to know had to wait in line to be told the story. Luckily I managed to eavedrop enough on someone else to get the gist.
UPDATE: Looks like I am connected once again. We will see how long the network stays up this time.