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Old 11-22-2011, 01:05 PM   #1401
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Holy heck in a handbasket! We've had some renos done this year and everytime I turn around there are MORE problems. All we had done was replace the deck and put in a patio. When we took the deck off, we realized the furnace exhaust was under the deck and back door. Bad. In getting a quote to fix this problem, it became clear that it would be more cost efficient to just replace the furnace. WELL...in doing THAT we have run into a whole host of issues. The dryer vent...the other vent...the hot water thing...and NOW...there is a gas leak in the furnace and it needs to get fixed ASAP. I am supposed to be going in to work tonight and I've got a jillion things that need doing. This is too important to ignore, so now once again, I'm WAITING for someone to call me, and to come fix something in the house. ARGH!

Oh, and just to top it all off, my 19 year old kitty is not eating well. Not a huge deal for a regular cat, but she is diabetic so we run a little balancing act. How much insulin can we give her based on how much she has eaten. I can't bear to lose her right now. I hope like heck she eats something today.
When my 19 year old cat Bammers was alive, the sure way to get him to eat was to give him a can of human Tuna. OMG, he loved that stuff!

I hope everything goes well with the cat who owns you, and he regains his appetite.
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Old 11-22-2011, 03:40 PM   #1402
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Sometimes when home sweet home starts dropping parts and generally causing grief, you have to wonder if having a landlord would be all that bad. But even with paying taxes, insurance, and fixing stuff (maybe losing value) - it's still pretty nice to have a home to call your own if you can.
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Old 11-22-2011, 03:49 PM   #1403
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^^^ Yeah, even when you own your home free and clear paying prop taxes is like paying rent to the county to live in your own home.
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Old 11-22-2011, 04:09 PM   #1404
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This was warranty work so it didn't cost me anything. They were fast, apologetic for the initial error and its all done. Whew. I may actually make it to work on time.
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Old 11-22-2011, 06:31 PM   #1405
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Sometimes when home sweet home starts dropping parts and generally causing grief, you have to wonder if having a landlord would be all that bad. But even with paying taxes, insurance, and fixing stuff (maybe losing value) - it's still pretty nice to have a home to call your own if you can.
That's so odd...I had a moment there...I was literally thinking almost those exact words to myself, just moments ago, while contemplating the upcoming roof replacement. You and I must have crossed the same intersection in the multi verse there for a few seconds. Then, I logged on here to review the new posts and there were my own thoughts just a moment ago, typed right out there in front of me.

I know, I know, "Great minds think alike", right tinlizzie?
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Old 11-22-2011, 11:10 PM   #1406
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OMG, I did dishes all evening!

Like 6 loads of dishes!

I kept finding more dishes to wash! Seemed like all I did this evening! Fingernails are nice and clean now!

Kitchen is spiffy.

Counters are empty and clean.

Yeahhhhhh!
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Old 11-23-2011, 09:15 AM   #1407
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That's so odd...I had a moment there...I was literally thinking almost those exact words to myself, just moments ago, while contemplating the upcoming roof replacement. You and I must have crossed the same intersection in the multi verse there for a few seconds. Then, I logged on here to review the new posts and there were my own thoughts just a moment ago, typed right out there in front of me.

I know, I know, "Great minds think alike", right tinlizzie?
I think we're in a big club, here, Timothy.

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Old 11-23-2011, 03:59 PM   #1408
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Like 6 loads of dishes!

I kept finding more dishes to wash! Seemed like all I did this evening! Fingernails are nice and clean now!

Kitchen is spiffy.

Counters are empty and clean.

Yeahhhhhh!
always amazing to me how many dishes there are for just one person. i know i don't always do them right away and then they stack up. that is fairly recent behavior for me. my husband used to say that if i had a broken leg, i would do the dishes before i went to the hospital.
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Old 11-23-2011, 04:16 PM   #1409
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Oh, dear; a picture of my immediate future. There will only be five of us for Thanksgiving, but I don't have a dishwasher and this can mean hours of washing up.
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Old 11-23-2011, 04:18 PM   #1410
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That's so odd...I had a moment there...I was literally thinking almost those exact words to myself, just moments ago, while contemplating the upcoming roof replacement. You and I must have crossed the same intersection in the multi verse there for a few seconds. Then, I logged on here to review the new posts and there were my own thoughts just a moment ago, typed right out there in front of me.

I know, I know, "Great minds think alike", right tinlizzie?
I'm glad I'm not the only one who feels that way. Replaced roof last month, and the gutter cleaner guy is still telling me the garage needs it. Keeping "rain drops from falling on my head" was a priority, the garage will wait. But, especially in winter in a 160 year old house, there is always something, and I often remember with fond-ness my old efficiency apartment in DC when I was single.
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