Blame it on the planets
If your electronic communications have been garbled lately, it's entirely possible it's because of the solar flares.
Original photo. Scary but beautiful. Or you can watch the animation which is very cool.
I'm also told by reliable sources that Mercury just went into retrograde again for I think about three weeks. That also is supposed to thwart progress, so if you're having bad days, you can blame it on cosmos.
That always make me feel better anyway. I mean, if it's because of the planets, it means it's going to end when the planets move again. So there's that...