Archive for November 2019

Thanksgiving

The IRS gets the last laugh. They decided they DID want me to submit the form one more time. I should never have blogged that everything was finally done. So, now, instead of looking for a check from them the first part of December, should we start a pool on when it might show up?…

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Leave Behind

I am watching an impossible decision unfold around me: the death of an immediate family member and a wedding that’s been planned and looked forward to for a year. I have no answers. I am just so very sorry that it has happened this way. Sometimes life sucks. Grief is such a part of life.…

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Windy Wyo

The predicted weather for the day I was scheduled to leave looked nasty, so I left a day early. Good thing as the highway signs across Wyoming went from saying ‘Wind Gusts 45+mph’ to ‘Blowing snow warning’ for early the next morning. Good ole windy Wyoming. That’s okay, coming a day early has given me…

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Get Me Into

I had a very fun and somewhat productive writing retreat, as well as some ATV buggy time. That was a blast!  Each morning I watched the moon go down through the pines and the sun come up across the prairie. There were good visits with friends, good grilling, and I found more pieces of driftwood…

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What If?

We are supposed to have some nice weather for a few days at least. When the latest snow goes away, I’ll probably have to rake more leaves, but for the time being, the reprieve is kind of nice. I’m taking advantage of the break by going to the mountains. I’m indulging in a self-made writing…

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Resolution

On hold with the IRS. Such joy to know they aren’t overstaffing the service. We sure wouldn’t want to pay for that – now would we? I finally got through to a human, and the woman was extremely nice. I do appreciate that. It only took two hours to find out what I needed to…

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Rake Me!

The IRS must send out their letters toward the end of each week. I say this because I received my latest missive from them to my deceased mother on Saturday. I called the 1-800 number on Monday to see what the heck is going on with her return and our request for her overpayment to…

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Falling Back

I woke up to seven degrees on the day the windows were scheduled to go in. How fun. I did not envy these guys their job. The temperature warmed up with the sun, and the windows to be replaced were all on the south side, so it definitely could have been worse. They knew what…

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