happy Saint Valentine's Day!
If you know about this saint, you know why we celebrate this day,, if not go ahead and look it up! Do not fear:nobody will call you a smarty-pants!
I am relieved that I have finished filing my taxes,, two more weeks and I should get my re... Read more
TIme to feed the kitty:Income tax time!!
Got to pay for all those state dinners, presidential employees and vacations.. hoping to have enough to put aside for more medical emergencies.... Read more
single digit temps
Okay, so since last September we have been very happy that this winter was very mild, snow and temperature. Well, the rubber meets the road now. We had a blizzard and the temps dropped 29 degrees in 8 hours. I cannot complain about this yet b... Read more
Our water bills are very inexpensive: water and sewer are billed separately, but water bill is about $13-$30 every three months ($4.30-$10/month), except in the April-June billing when we fill the pool. The sewer bill is $53.65 every three mont... Read more
Getting close to spring, winter weather still peeking through,, okay with me,, smaller heating bills.. I think my attic insulation helped me this winter,, should pay itself back by summer,, looking to see how it capture the a/c air and keeps it ... Read more
more paperwork for mother, lazy insurance chickie that won't make a phone call, told me I can do it,, one little thing can make my blood boil and that is laziness..
I think when I call back I will talk v e r y s l o w l y.. .. she must have... Read more
I am going to live... no cancer, no tumors of any kind, but I do have three bulging discs. I knew I had osteoarthritis, but this disc thing was unexpected. It is due to years of hard, physical labor at my jobs and home.
I can add hours to m... Read more
WHo knows what will happen in the next month?
when I left home this morning I vowed to be more patient and cheerful about every little thing that happened.. it made for a shorter, nice, easier workday!! Who k... Read more
NIce to come home and be in a warm house,, do not know why I always feel chilled this winter,, old age I guess.. hot tea, warm shower, flannel everything,,, spring is just around the corner!! Yea! only 200 plus days until vacation!... Read more
This weekend was about purging more boxes and tubs of stuff from the basement, but today I am making a turkey dinner for us,, and to use the rest of the week in various dishes,, T-sandwiches on whole grain, sugar free bread, turkey, rice brocco... Read more
nothing planned but more basement cleaning...
Just going to go with the flow today,, I am very sore and stiff,, these fibro flares are harsh,, especially in winter,, cold enough for flares, but no snow yet.. might as well clean the basement..... Read more
work week finished at last!
My driveway looked like heaven after this week at work. I took a deep breath, showered, and am now going to do some relaxing, lunch with Dd and then some more cardio and strength...... Read more
I want a job at the Medical mall near me. Five people sitting around, all they had to do was send one copy of my MRI to my family doc,, sure, no prob!! they say.. nine days later, I call my family doc office to discover that they did not even ... Read more
Nothing special today,, drinking lots of hot tea, already drank2 qts. of water,, plus three mugs of hot tea,,
today is Italian day here, homemade meat suase with veal and beef.. homemade garlic bread.. that is where the water comes in handy: I... Read more
today it is supposed to get a high temp of 54 degrees: the last day of January.. crazy,, my car, Vinny, will not even mind being parked on the driveway for awhile..
got to go back to parents house to get that darned refrigerator out of the b... Read more
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