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Nice surprise in the mail


I got a letter from the IRS yesterday. No really, it was a nice surprise. I’m not being facetious.

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Tried to go out last night


I tried to go out last night, and ended up totaling my car. And it wasn’t even really my car. It was Barbara’s car. At least that is what the title says. No one was hurt, but I was ticketed … Continue reading

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Been Absent A While


I know I have been AWOL for a bit. I’ve had some issues with fibromyalgia that have made it a challenge for me to even manage my IADLs. Sleep is still problematic. I’ve slept anywhere from 8 – 10 hours … Continue reading

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Quick update


Fibromyalgia is still flaring, but the warmer weather seems to have helped. I don’t do well with cold. That’s one of the main reasons I avoided moving to where Barbara would have preferred to live. Finances are still tight, but … Continue reading

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Can! Academy follow-up


Remember this post [Sign of the Economy?]? Well, a few days ago I got my tax receipt for that donation. The Explorer sold at auction for full Blue Book value. Not the discounted price I tried to sell it for. At … Continue reading

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Pride Support: Friends of Pride Houston


Make a donation to the Houston Pride Parade, become a Friend of Pride, and get all kinds of great benefits: Recognition as Underwriter at LGBT Celebration Recognition on the Pride website VIP Parade Bleacher Seats And even more, depending on … Continue reading

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We All Like to Reblog (via WordPress.com News)


Cool new feature on WordPress. Just one more reason I like WordPress.com hosting. Have you ever come across a blog post that you enjoyed so much you wanted to easily share it with the readers of your own blog? Sure, … Continue reading

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Quote of the random time period


“The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.” – Richard Bach

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COBRA Subsidies End. So What Now For Unemployed?


Daily Kos: Icebergs loom: COBRA subsidies end, high risk pools begin Over the coming two months, Americans will begin to really feel the effects of our bold new 21st century healthcare system. The first event (not connected to the Patient … Continue reading

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Bubble echocardiogram result


BTW: The bubble echocardiogram? No problem found. I forgot to pass that on.

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