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more taxes to do..

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

I have not received my tax returns yet, but now I have to make an appointment to get moms done,, I am turning cartwheels, I am so happy!! .(sarcasm). I will get them done and have her sign them,,
Kristy and I went power shopping today,, I had three $50 gift cards I got from doing online surveys and such,, so we went to target and I bought a new Hoover OMGITHASEVERYTHINGATTACHEDTOITBUTMYBROTHER
S N-TS vacuum! My old own stilkind of works, but we need more suctiona dn the better filters,, my Panasonic I bought in 1989 needs a rest.. I ended up paying $29 for this $179 sweeper!! We bought some odds and ends we needed and headed out to moms to check her mail, then the bank to do her banking, then to the grocery store, then to my car dealer for a free car wash, then home,,

I think my credit card was on fire!! NO frills or luxuries either, food, orthotics, some birthday cards.
a very productive day,,
we also had a heatwave of 38 degrees according to Cedric,,
hoping the weekend will be warm too..

  
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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/1/2011 7:52PM

    Lucky, lucky you! I am jealous! I can't afford to go shopping. Tell me how to sign up for thee surveys and how to win the gift cards. I'm anxious and willing.
Hugs
Deb

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NORASPAT 3/1/2011 7:43PM

    We missed our appointment due to snow and now we must wait 6 weeks for an opening.
I had hoped to be able to find a low air fare with all the deals around. I have taken a look but i am sure it will not be happening any time soon.

Unless we start using US oil. what a thought.
Hope Mom is doing well in her new place. HUGS Pat in Maine.

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LAURIEANNIE1 3/1/2011 7:07PM

    After spending a week getting all of our taxes items together(we have several businesses and personal), I finally got to our accountant today and I still have to run 3 reports to get to him. UGH!!! When will it end.

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Mondday, Shmunday!

Monday, February 28, 2011

Still snowing, oh no, now it is sleet, oh, now it is back to snow,,
I guess if I have to go to work, it might as well be a punky day out too..
Still waiting for my income tax returns to be dpopsited...

  
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SARAHTHESTRONG 3/2/2011 3:54PM

    Ugh snow and sleet!? Yuck. Despite the weather, stay positive, you're doing great! God bless & Be Well!!

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OCTOBER2842 3/1/2011 6:02AM

    Welcome MARCH, I hope winter marches out and spring marches in

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COOLGRANDMA03 2/28/2011 9:55PM

    Tomorrow is March! Spring will be here soon.

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NORASPAT 2/28/2011 7:47PM

    Lucky you taxes are behind you.
We had an appointment Friday to have taxes done and we could not get there due to snow. New appointmant is 6 weeks out. POOR TIMING. and still snowing this is the fourth day. Now freezing rain is in the forecast.

LINDA it has to get better some time soon HUGS emoticon emoticon emoticonPat in Maine emoticon emoticon

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KILLERANGEL47 2/28/2011 6:28PM

    Still snowing?! I thought it is supposed to be Spring over there! emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/28/2011 6:08PM

    No matter how miserable the weather youb ring sunshine to my day.

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OHBOYMORESNOW!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sunday, February 27, 2011

We got another few inches of snow overnight,, I am beyond thrilled(she sneers),, trees are covered with at least three more inches over the two inches we got yesterday.
I sur ehope the rest of the free world appreciates us filing up the Great lakes with fresh water(SNOWSNOWSNOWSNOW).
I am ready to rip the pool cover off, but Iwould need a oil drill bit to get throgh the snow and ice,,
I love warmer weather!!

  
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KILLERANGEL47 2/28/2011 6:29PM

    Winter sucks!! emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/27/2011 2:44PM

    Do I sense disgust in your tone? (snickers)
1 day clsoer to spring...

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HADYDADUBR 2/27/2011 2:36PM

    It is warmer today. emoticon

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COOLGRANDMA03 2/27/2011 1:57PM

    Come on Spring!

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NEWRUNNINGSHOES 2/27/2011 12:03PM

    I'm hoping it will warm up enough so I don't have to shovel.

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NORASPAT 2/27/2011 9:01AM

    How about hearing another day of snow over 14 inches of Snow friday and a warming and RAIN on Monday. We have snow almost to the roof and the roof is the biggest worry.
If we get rain on so much snow there will be buildings collapsing. We are in a small ranch style house and we do have a trusses roof but it is unhappily on 24 inch centers i wish it was 16. I feel sure we are safe but there are many very old houses here and I hope it stays cold for safety's sake. HUGS stay warm I changed my page and mind set to SPRING.
HUGS LINDA Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JOHAL52 2/27/2011 8:59AM

    We DO thank you down here in dry Arizona (although we did get a half inch of rain last night that has already evaporated) for storing all that water for us emoticon.

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saturday

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Had some major issues last night: the bride whose wedding I am standin gin in a couple months, her fiance` is a geek, so he came over after we came back from moms.. gave me pc a shot of expertise and went on his way,, what a doll!
Even though the threat of a crash was here, as stressful as it was, I STILL am thinking it was great day since we had him as a resource..
I SO am grateful for all the things I have or am gifted with:friends, job, insurance, home, car, health (such as it is) and a stubborn German tenacity to plug through things that I would rather not deal with, just sweep under the rug and let another person deal with..
I am trying to work on eliminating the whine with my cheese, but I strive for progression, not perfection.

  
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KILLERANGEL47 2/28/2011 6:31PM

    You are AWESOME! emoticon emoticon

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OCTOBER2842 2/26/2011 4:08PM

    Hang in there you are worth it

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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/26/2011 3:15PM

    Way to go, Lin! Keep that attitude.
I lubs you jsut the way you are.



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GAARAMA 2/26/2011 10:40AM

    Lin, unfortunately life is not perfect if whining gets life stuff off your chest,I say keep on whining my friend.
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SAPPHIREAURA 2/26/2011 8:14AM

    I like that "eliminating the whine with my cheese'. I am like that too...I constantly find myself complaining, even when I don't think I am complaining. It makes me sound so negative and I don't want to come across as that type of person.

Good Luck with your journey on progressing! We all know you can do it!http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypag
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Friday

Friday, February 25, 2011

Except for the death of our friend, this as actually been a very good week for me,, I talked to and got an order from one of the specialists to get one of my new meds changed to a generic,, then I hit the jackpot with my income tax returns,,
yesterday we filled our gas tank up and got $.75 off per gallon at Krogers,, today the price went up $.13 overnight!! We actually lucked out with that,,

went to visit mom today, took her lots of her things from home, we decorated her shadowbox(in the wall outside her door,, for residents to recognize their room and have pride of something of theirs), moved seem furniture for her, organized all of her things,
we then visited for a couple hours, saw that she needed adult diapers, so went to Walgreens near there and turned around and took them back to her room, got her all stocked up for awhile,,
all in all, a good day,, tired, but feel I accomplished something for a change,,
tomorrow is her banking, bill paying,, church,,
call to karen to see about going to lunch with her,,,
I hope this happiness and easiness stays with me for a bit,,

  
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KILLERANGEL47 2/28/2011 6:34PM

    I'm glad you had a good week and that things are working out for you! emoticon emoticon

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I.M.MAGIC 2/26/2011 1:24AM

    Good for you, girl!

I think its very true that we find what we look for... you find that peace and 'easiness' because you expect it, and there you are!... may it be a habit for you from now on, that lovely feeling!...
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SHARON10002 2/26/2011 1:22AM

    You're sounding good and positive, Linda. I hope that the sunshine continues in your life for awhile. Things were pretty rough for you last year and for awhile this year. You deserve it.

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Sharon

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HADYDADUBR 2/25/2011 9:43PM

    I hope it stays with you too.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/25/2011 6:46PM

    I will sure pray it stayes with you, too. How's moms getting aklong with her new roommate?

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REXTINE1 2/25/2011 6:36PM

    I'm glad things are starting to look up for you. You are due for some better news.

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GERIKRAGH 2/25/2011 6:35PM

    I hope so too. I hate it when you are on a high and it comes crashing down. Good luck.

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NEWRUNNINGSHOES 2/25/2011 6:27PM

    Glad to hear you had a good day :)

I just found out today that an old friend from high school passed away suddenly at age 49 on Wednesday. He was from Bay City.

You got a great savings on your gas at Kroger! Too bad we can only get the savings on one fill up.

Pam

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GAARAMA 2/25/2011 6:20PM

    Looks like things are started to fall into place for you. Between all the errands and bill paying you still need some down time. Don't forget to fit in Lin.


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