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Saturated Sunday

Sunday, May 15, 2011

We lost power for about five hours last night,, temperature dropped back to afghan levels, 50mph winds continue, still raining, supposed to get one inch today, another inch tomorrow..
Went to grocery store and was the only creature in there! If it ever gets light out, I will have to check for downed trees..
inquired about renting a cabin in Topinabee for a couple nights before going up to Connie's this summer,, cannot come fast enough!!

  
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GEMINI-SKY 5/16/2011 6:32AM

    Isn't our Ohio Weather a Blip ! ! !
You know the Old Saying...
"wait a few minutes and the weather will change" ! ! !
Not this week...That Low won't move ! ! !
Why couldn't it be a High ????
Take Care

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KAYYVAUGHN 5/16/2011 6:29AM

    Be careful going outside. Take care of yourself.
Stay safe.
Kay


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DEBBIEANNE1124 5/15/2011 4:51PM

    Stay safe and warm.

I thought connie isn't too far from you... might be wrong.

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COLEENCOLE 5/15/2011 2:27PM

    We were spared the worst of it.

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GRSMITH80 5/15/2011 1:52PM

    I don't blame you.....wow crappy weather! We're still getting rain and miserably overcast days but no power outages yet.....

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OCTOBER2842 5/15/2011 1:07PM

    Summer where R U?

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Soggy Saturday

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Wndy and pouring rain! Wasn't that great of God to force me indoors from mowing three acres of grass, just so I could clean my house and pay more bills??
Might just watch the television today!! A big treat for me,,

I am blessed to have resources put in my way, and sometimes I even have the brains to find them myself,, usually after getting so angry and frustrated, I let my fingers do the walking and squeeze info out of ANYBODY in print, just so I can die without having to be buried with a wig on my head,, hair-pulling is not pretty!!

  
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KILLERANGEL47 6/4/2011 8:28AM

    Rain can be so annoying! emoticon Oh well, the world needs it I suppose. emoticon

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SARAHTHESTRONG 5/14/2011 6:50PM

    Hehe, you're funny but you make a good point, all this hustle and bustle (to put it nicely) is making my hair fall out too! Keep your head up Linda, you're a wonderful person and I am happy to have you as a friend :) (I know cheesy, what can I say, I'm cheesy!)

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GRSMITH80 5/14/2011 5:59PM

    Rain all week here too.... I wish someone would take it :)

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HADYDADUBR 5/14/2011 11:04AM

    Raining here again too. emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 5/14/2011 10:39AM

    LOL too funny. But hair or no ahr, have a blessed restful Saturday.

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friday

Friday, May 13, 2011

so glad work week is finished,,
back to basket hangers, then on to furniture store to see what treasure I won,, a big golf umbrella.. looking for a new dining set, ,,lab work tomorrow,,,,

  
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EDITOR 5/14/2011 5:15AM

    How cool! You won something? Must be because you are a winner with God!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 5/13/2011 10:01PM

    Glad your work week is over, too.

take it easy on the weekend and don't overdo it.

I love shopping for furniture but just don't ahve the money to do it.

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CATLADY69 5/13/2011 9:55PM

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rainy Thursday

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Climbed the paper mountain of paperwork again after work, made another five phone calls, arranged for insurance refunds, Rx payments, faxed documents for investments, , organized yet more bills, paid all mom's bills,,,
now I need to get mom's signature again for cashing in another investment.. that will be tomorrow after we go to the marble orchard to pick up flower basket hangers that were on family graves,,, then if the rain stops, we will start teh wonderful lawn mowing process again..
All of these people that I speak to are very nice, helpful and I have gotten everything I needed to get so far,, just waiting for the money to be mailed to me to deposit in the trust..

After cleaning out a few trash bags full of papers the other day, I found a life insurance policy on Mom's life that I did not know existed.. Great, now another call to make.. the envelope is postmarked 2000!! three weeks after Dad died,,
yet another thing to get straightened out!!

That vacation time is sure looking better every day!!

  
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NORASPAT 5/13/2011 10:03PM

    The things you find when you have to do the cleaning outis amazing.I remember finding my fathers name for the very first time when I went through her name and saw it on her divorce papers. Hugs Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GRSMITH80 5/13/2011 7:15AM

    I'm glad that everyone you're dealing with is helpful and not impossible to deal with. I hope you get to vacation soon! You need it! emoticon

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OCTOBER2842 5/13/2011 3:34AM

    Is there an end in sight, your paperwork has no end. Keep up the good work, it sounds like you have an handle on it.

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/12/2011 8:25PM

    I can understand why you are looking forward to your vacation. Good luck on getting everything straightened out...although you are making good progress. Reading your blogs is a great remind of how important to keep important papers in a safe place and throw away all the junk. THANK YOU and I'm sure my DD will thank you too!!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 5/12/2011 5:37PM

    I can only smile at the things you do...

You mke myt dreadful days look so very exciting.

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GERIKRAGH 5/12/2011 5:14PM

    You sure have your hands full. Good luck in getting everything straightened out. Hope your vacation comes quickly.

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Gold Medallion Signature

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Yet another stepping stone in my paper adventure!! I now saw what a Gold Medallion Signature Guarantee is! A very special stamp on a document with special ink too!! Only certain people can give them, as they are liable for the information on the document, assuring that the person who signed it, is REALLY that person.
Kind of a more serious thing than a Notary Public, which anybody can test and pay for and have the power to get. I had to arrange with a bank manager that I never met, to do just that for mom and I after work today!! The fun never ends!!!

That bridge is crossed, now I have also been on the phone with AAA, Wells Fargo, hospital, rehab place, just to clarify some of mom's bills to pay..
more of that tomorrow.. I am tingling with excitement just thinking about getting on the horn with yet MORE agents and clerks.. sure glad I know how to bypass the automated systems on the phone!!!

  
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KILLERANGEL47 5/29/2011 4:36AM

    Yay! Good on you for being so persistent and hard working! I know how annoying and time comsuming this stuff must be for you, but you are doing a fantastic job! emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 5/12/2011 8:22PM

    I have never heard of a Gold Medallion Signature Guarantee. Sounds like you are making progress. emoticon

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KAYYVAUGHN 5/12/2011 6:34AM

    Good luck. Paperwork and red tape is not fun. You seem to be handling it well.
Kay

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NORASPAT 5/11/2011 9:05PM

    LINDA you are most decidedly persistent, I really admire all that you are accomplishing Well Done my dear friend, Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticonJOB YOU ARE DOING emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 5/11/2011 6:31PM

    Aren't you glad you're not deaf?
We can't do some of the calls you are with the relay service. emoticon

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