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Daylight Savings is here!!

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Until November, we now are back in normal time.
I always have a hard time with this part,, but did get some sleep.. so nice to not wake up to an alarm for a day!! Lovely...

Got my coupons organized, DD made shopping list, getting some more fresh fruits if they have decent ones from the U.S. Usually the sale produce is from Chile or Mexico.. All sprayed with DDT for that lovely cancer effect we all cherish.(sarcasm) Labels are so important.. I never buy anything until i validate the origin.
It will take me two weeks to adjust to this archaic time change...

  
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PATRICIAAK 3/10/2013 11:09PM

    Wish we stayed on 'this time' year around rather than switching 2 x a year.

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ALDEBARANIAN 3/10/2013 7:27PM

    Hope you enjoyed a restful and relaxing time.

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CAROLIAN 3/10/2013 3:28PM

    We dont change over for another 2 weeks cant wait Have a good week emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/10/2013 10:37AM

    Hope it's a good day for you

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Very productive day

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Had day all planned out to be at dad's house. We took our laundry there so we could kill two birds with one stone,,, DD fan vacuum which we had to bring from our house,, I did four loads of laundry and shredded for about three hours, lots of papers of mom's and mine,, mostly mine,, we brought all of her tax papers home to be filed, organized a whole case of playing cards we c=fond in a drawer,, all used, but some possible collectors cards.. I d=found an unopened deck of NFL official playing cards that Dad probably bought in the 80's.. Found a deck of Disney world cards from parents trip there in 1980.

All in all we got a lot accomplished,, two huge paper sacks packed tightly with shredded papers to be recycled. Took trash out, bagged up more trinkets for sale of mom's ,,, two huge stretchy trash bags full..

Whipped up a small pan of lasagna and some garlic knots, a big green salad with green peppers, avocado, fresh mushrooms for late lunch. I am hoping to sit and pay some more bills later,, Ran dishwasher, still have hand dish washing to do, and sorting and organizing my coupons.

So much to do, so little time..

  
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FLEMIDG 3/10/2013 12:27AM

    Sounds like you had a busy day and got a lot accomplished. Hope you have a good night's sleep.

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PATRICIAAK 3/9/2013 10:56PM

    super! Have a good night's sleep.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/9/2013 10:56PM

    I say you are way organized. Glad you got lots done today.

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ALDEBARANIAN 3/9/2013 9:16PM

    Way to go. Clearing out a house is hard work.
You never want to run out of thyme.
Rest well. Have a great tomorrow.

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RACEWELLWON 3/9/2013 6:26PM

    Be right over for dinner - Mmmm - emoticon Wow you girls got alot accomplished. Nice , cards - Have you ever been up through the wine country in northern Ca ? I really enjoyed the Oregon Coast the most. Still working on Rory for out trip , will know by next week when Laurie crashes at my house Friday before my 5k , I plan on showing her all the info you sent , cause if I can get her to drive then it will look a go ! :) - Hugs Karen emoticon

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SO glad it is Friday

Friday, March 08, 2013

Do not forget to turn your clock ahead tomorrow evening!! Spring ahead!

  
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HOLLYM48 3/9/2013 10:34AM

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ALDEBARANIAN 3/8/2013 9:37PM

    Thanks. Don't want to be late for work on Monday.

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LUCKYDUCK2 3/8/2013 8:24PM

    I did not turn my clock back last Fall in the bedroom. Always nice to get up and go downstairs and have that extra hour. Yep, I play mindgames with myself. ;)

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JEANINNEWCASTLE 3/8/2013 7:53PM

  Eeek! I'd forgotten!

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PATRICIAAK 3/8/2013 7:46PM

    I've been reminding people so no one is late for Church.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/8/2013 5:44PM

    Yes ma'am

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RACEWELLWON 3/8/2013 5:13PM

    Its about time too !

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MUSOLF6 3/8/2013 4:41PM

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another tax day

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Went to get mom's taxes done, found out I have to file yet another whole set of taxes for the Trust! Back to square one, had to visit trust attorney to find out about IRS papers and now I go back and do yet another set of taxes,, three every year!!
Stopped in friends business to get our laptop fixed,,

long work day tomorrow and lots of cleaning on weekend at dad's house.. snow stopped this afternoon...

  
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RACEWELLWON 3/8/2013 2:48PM

    Its a B____ ! But , must be done ! Your know those crafty IRS people- I know them well ! Good Luck - Congrats on Sparky Anniversary Award ! emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/7/2013 10:27PM

    At least you got it all done.

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PATRICIAAK 3/7/2013 6:38PM

    You have my sympathy. I dislike all the paperwork. It would be a huge frustration to find out there was more.

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Wednesday! No snow today!

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

No sun, but no snow,,

I fear that some people are under a mistaken impression of these blogs. I have been blogging about U of M helping my daughter. She is not applying for a scholarship, she is seeking medical help. It has been fully described in previous blogs, but basically she cannot work due to her severe condition, so cannot get insurance with no job or $$, so no medical help. I took her to the University of Michigan, but without lots of cash or insurance, they cannot treat her. I was under the impression that it being a world renowned teaching hospital, there would be some type of trade-off like students/interns learning from her and she get a f=break of some kind for being a teaching tool. NO go..

Applications I am filing out and she is filling out are for help with the costs of her treatment.. It may take months to find out and her skin will be back to square one by then,, it is only two hours drive there, BUT it is not an easy set of roads to drive. THe most congested and busiest and most dangerous in the state. It did not help that we were racing a big rain/sleet/snow storm when we went the first time.
Without help from U of M coordinators, there is no treatment option left for her.

I ask for deep prayers for my DD to get the help she wil need for the rest of her life.. there is no cure and very few treatment options that allow a person to function normally. She is always very upbeat with people on Sparks, but her own situation is dismal.. I wish I could take on the pain of this disease for her...

  
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RACEWELLWON 3/7/2013 11:22AM

    Oh boy there has to be a way to treat DD. See this stuff makes me angry - its seems that they ( Hospitals ) make the situation so difficult to get required attention. I cannot see why DD does not qualify for SS benefits. Especially when I see the dope addicts getting it - very frustrating - You are both in my Prayers - Hugs Karen emoticon emoticon

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PATRICIAAK 3/6/2013 9:41PM

    Michigan has assistance programs. The Social Worker at the hospital should have talked to you about these. That's his/her job!

Hopefully, this website will help.

http://www.michigan.go
v/dhs/0,4562,7-124-5453_5530---
,00.html

Also, click the link Health Care Program for Adults near the bottom of the page.

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ALDEBARANIAN 3/6/2013 9:21PM

    emoticon
No social security disability? If she's turned down the right lawyer should be able to help.
There should be support groups for people with her illness, too. Maybe online? They may be able to give some advice.
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KJELLYBEAN15 3/6/2013 2:54PM

    And your state doesn't offer any sort of medi-caid/medi-cal? I can't believe there isn't anything anyone can do for her. I know homeless and indigent persons (in most states) can get some sort of medical assistance. I mean, especially since this is preventing her from working. They should be able to disable her? Strange. So sorry you are all going through this. Will be praying.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/6/2013 2:45PM

    I've already prayed for her. Bless her heart

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