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Thursday, April 06, 2017      9 comments

Today we went to Jackson Hewitt and filed our income taxes. We got a state and federal refund. YAY! The woman that did our taxes last year, now answers tax questions for Jackson Hewitt offices in this district. She really knows her stuff and ... Read more
Tax time.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      11 comments

I finished up everything yesterday, Tuesday, April 4th, that we need to take to the tax preparer. I tried to call her yesterday morning and my husband called yesterday afternoon. We both left messages and she called him this morning (Wednesday... Read more
Koty's funeral
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      12 comments
922382/ Saturday we went to Koty's funeral with our son and his fiancee. At the funeral home, people filled up two and a half rooms with standing room only in the r... Read more
A Celebration of LIfe in Frederick, Maryland for Koty.
Friday, March 24, 2017      10 comments

My husband and I and our son and his fiancee went to A Celebration of Life for Koty this evening at The American Legion in Frederick, Maryland. The seating was filled. There was an open bar and free food for all that were there. Tomorro... Read more
The vacuum cleaner brush quit turning.
Thursday, March 23, 2017      9 comments

I have a Shark Navigator Deluxe for the main level and another Shark Navigator for the basement. Today, the beater bar was not turning. Upon looking at it, my long, gray hair was wound around it. We had to take it apart and cut the hair off o... Read more
Yesterday was my husband's birthday.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      8 comments

Our son and his fiancee invited us to their house for dinner last night. They had spaghetti with meat sauce, Texas garlic toast and a salad. We took Bayou, our dog, with us and she behaved. She got into their cat's bed, curled up, and rested.... Read more
A Celebration of Life for Dakota James.
Saturday, March 18, 2017      10 comments

Today was A Celebration of Life in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for Dakota James. I have been battling a sinus infection/flu symptoms since last Monday and I didn't go. My husband, son and his fiancee went. I stayed home and washed a co... Read more
7.4 " of snow yesterday and today wind gusts to 50 mph.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      10 comments

We didn't get as much snow as was forecast and today the winds are blustery and cold. It's 26 degrees outside. Hubby drove to work today instead of walking. The winds are taking the moisture out of the snow and it is icy outside. We did... Read more
I'm very happy with the winter storm now.
Monday, March 13, 2017      10 comments

From The Penny Hoarder Daily: "Here’s a job to wrap your head around: Miami-Dade County is hiring snake hunters. Because Burmese pythons are cute pets when they’re little, but they grow up to be, well, friggin’ pythons. Disenchanted pet own... Read more
Snow is headed our way on Tuesday.
Monday, March 13, 2017      10 comments

I saw on Saturday night where we could get 7+ inches of snow on Tuesday. I just looked at the Weather Underground site and they have a map of our area with 12-18" on it. The storm was named Stella. It has been cold here with wind chills... Read more
Friday, March 10, 2017      8 comments

Often it is hard for me to think of something to write about. I am a homemaker, I don't work outside the home. I might go to three places in a month: to visit our son and his fiancee, to church and maybe shopping. I rarely visit anyone and o... Read more
The story behind the hymn, "It Is Well With My Soul"
Friday, March 10, 2017      7 comments

So often when we are in church and sing a hymn, we know nothing about it. This hymn is one that was such for me until I read about the author of it. The hymn is, "It Is Well With My Soul."
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I paid my hospital bill today.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      9 comments

I got my Social Security check today and paid my hospital bill for my kidney stone. I have $13 left. I gave my husband money to buy two pair of black pants for his job out of last month's check, the pants will also count as a birthday pre... Read more
Something my sister shared last night.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      12 comments

I saw this image on a Spark friend's blog. She is an Art teacher. Last night, my husband, our son and his fiancee and I, went to visit my sist... Read more
After 40 days of their son being missing.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      14 comments
ideos/10155305397008643/ First the private dectective is talking, then Koty's father. I didn't recognize my nephew in this video. This has changed all of us forever. ... Read more

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