Monthly Archives: September 2011

Well, Shoot!

I apologize in advance for the “woe is me” tone of this post but I’ve had a blow and am feeling a wee bit down.  This afternoon, one day before my health insurance coverage was to go into effect (assuming … Continue reading

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It was a transitional week.  The little kids were initially delighted to attend after school care with their friends but by the end of the week they were longing for some relaxed family time.  Naturally evenings were somewhat more rushed … Continue reading

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(Another) Small Step

Woo-hoo!  I did it.  I emptied out my bank account and my paypal account, sold our HP printer (we have a still working, older version in storage that I’ll get out for the kids to use for homework), and killed … Continue reading

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