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Good and Bad

We could use a slider replaced.  Got a hold of a contractor I’ve used for nearly 15 years.  He will come by later this week to take measurements, etc.  The guy is the son of the guy who started the … Continue reading

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Minnesota and Back

The best states in which to buy gas between the northern East Coast and MN are Ohio and Iowa.  Hands down, at least 20-30 cents/gal. cheaper than the other intervening states.  Weather on the way out sucked; on the way … Continue reading

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Verizon Cell Service, Begone!

We finally were able to sign up with a new cell phone service, on our new unlocked phones.  The new company made it easy peasy, but Verizon gave us the run-around, and made it as difficult as they could, making … Continue reading

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JFC Switching Cell Carriers

We like our 15+ year old flip phones, but 3G is going the way of the Titanic, so we had to upgrade phones at long last, to be compatible with 5G.  Okay, fine, but switching over is proving to be … Continue reading

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Inflation Bites!

It’s bad enough that gasoline and groceries cost a lot more than they used to, but office supply type stuff from Staples is through the roof, too.  I needed one ream of printer/copier paper, and I wasn’t even looking for … Continue reading

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Yikes! Taxes!

Depending upon in which state you live, state taxes may be due either this Friday, or next Monday when Federal is due.  Oh, man.  I got stuck with a fortune for federal, and a smaller one for state, this year.  … Continue reading

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Two of Four Pets into the Veterinarian Today

Our dog is an old man by now.  At 13, for a medium sized guy, he’s getting up there, gray muzzle and all, but he’s still in good shape, doesn’t weigh too much, and the women at the vet’s were … Continue reading

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Good News For a Change, Twice

I was so frustrated with my eye doctor’s office ordering me a spare pair of contact lenses.  At first, I was told “I can’t do that.”  Later, I was told “I don’t know why you were told that.  Your prescription … Continue reading

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Mom Had a Laugh

She had health issues last week, with the incompetent peeps who run her retirement community, getting over her favorite home aide.  She gets pushy, and will bug people until she gets what she wants. I’m less obnoxious.  But when it … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

I’ve been wearing rigid contact lenses since the 1970s.  Way back then, they were convention hard lenses, then when gas permeable hit the market, I switched to those.  The RGP ones don’t last forever like the conventional hard ones do, … Continue reading

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