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happy Saint Valentine's Day!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012      2 comments

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!!

Monday, February 13, 2012      1 comments

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

Sunday, February 12, 2012      2 comments

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

utilities

Saturday, February 11, 2012      3 comments

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

snowy day

Friday, February 10, 2012      2 comments

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

lazy people

Thursday, February 09, 2012      1 comments

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

MRI results

Wednesday, February 08, 2012      3 comments

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?

Tuesday, February 07, 2012      3 comments

WHo knows what will happen in the next month? Year? week? Day? minute? 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

Monday

Monday, February 06, 2012      4 comments

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

Turkey Day!

Sunday, February 05, 2012      3 comments

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...

Saturday, February 04, 2012      3 comments

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!

Friday, February 03, 2012      3 comments

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

following up.

Thursday, February 02, 2012      5 comments

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

Wednesday

Wednesday, February 01, 2012      4 comments

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

warm spell

Tuesday, January 31, 2012      2 comments

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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