2018-04-04

Wow, I spent a ton of money last money with not a whole lot to show for it. Might be time to reassess some of my frivolous expenses like insurance for the ITP Estate. 😂

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24 Responses to 2018-04-04

  1. Yesterday I reminded myself how much I hate doing yard work buy mowing the lawns and building a wall of dried leaves separating my neighbor’s and my front yards.

    Also, I am trying to convince myself that the tingling on the top of my right foot is not the onset of another bout with poison ivy.

  2. Steve says:

    Good Morning! I’m live from the Goodyear in Newnan!! After the fiasco of getting the car started yesterday, I decided I’d get the thing fixed. I already needed to come back in and get the ABS module, so the starting issue was a bonus. When I got back to the car, I finagled a remote starter using my Swiss army knife and a dog leash. When I turned the key, I saw smoke at the battery on the ground side. After tightening that connection up (it seemed tight) it started right up!! McGiver was a poser!

    If they get the car done soon, I’ll go into the office, but otherwise will be remote for the day.

    -FP

  3. Anyone get bad storms last night? I saw what was headed our way, but wondered if it petered out by the time it arrived in the middle of the night.

    • Barb says:

      I slept thru any storm, no idea how bad it was. yard didn’t look too messed up.

    • bob says:

      Storm woke me up, hard rain, strong wind. Bunch of debris down like sticks and leaves but nothing really major.

      • Steve says:

        It pretty much petered out… I was expecting a lot more and we had somewhat planned on leaving the boys in the barn today. After a quick check of the radar, they are out and enjoying a quickly cooling day in the pasture.

        The car is HEALED! Charged just for parts! I love these guys. They can keep my business, for sure.

        • Stacy says:

          Yay! That’s great, Steve! And, oh, mad skills there with your Macgyver moves too. Impressive.

          Storms mid-night in Midtown, which I realized by sleeping under an open window. Doh! 🙂 Kind of a refreshing way to be woken up though.

        • Barb says:

          glad you car is fixed Steve.

  4. Oh yeah, yesterday I received an email from the City of Atlanta about their current lack of services (due to getting hacked). Therefore I can’t pay my water/sewer build online this month. I wonder how I will find out how much I owe…

    • Just got an email about my water bill. I am setup for autopay, I wonder if that will work this month. Oh bother.

      • Stacy says:

        I’m always concerned about doing autopay for utility bills. Unless it’s a fixed rate (I think Ga. Power might do that), I want to see what I’m being charged before I pay it. I’m remembering a nightmare news story of folks being charged thousands of dollars erroneously on bills — like, that would have just come out of their accounts automatically, right? And then you’d have to fight to get your own money back? Ugh. No thanks!

        I DO still online pay though. I’m not that much of an old fogey to send in checks or anything. 😉

      • Barb says:

        I’m with Stacy – I never autopay utilities – I’m afraid I’ll get a crazy water bill for $1000.

      • I autopay using a credit card, so I think that I could always challenge the charge.

  5. In other Paulie health news: in an idiotic move to try and lick the last bits out of a glass Pyrex dish last night I whacked the corner of the dish against one of my teeth. Thankfully didn’t chip a tooth, and hoping that no future damage becomes of this.

    • bob says:

      Must have been some good leftovers 🙂

      • They were, but not worth losing a tooth (or even a part of one).

      • Barb says:

        Hey – I just chipped a tooth – got it fixed (as a filling) right before my dental insurance ended last month.
        keeping my fingers crossed/knocking on wood that nothing else happens before I get Cobra, or the new insurance or City of ATL insurance kicks in.

        • I thought of you when I made contact. Unfortunately this is a near front tooth, so fixing it would be more difficult?

        • Barb says:

          my chip was on the back of a front lower tooth. They were very careful about trying to match the color, even though it was on the back.

  6. Barb says:

    Paulie – when you decide, let me know when you are going to get to STU – so we can make sure we have enough room for all the tents. I think we are going to have a fairly big crowd.

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