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  1. General Chat
    So my Dh has been on work comp for a back injury since November. Just found its a herniated disk. So still off for at least 3 more weeks,fine. Yesterday he got notification that his company merged with another and they "discharged" him. I am a little worried but will be calling a work comp...
  2. General Chat
    and we're soaking wet... In our town you have to pay property taxes (here property taxes isn't on land, it is on anything you own with wheels ~ vehicles, trailer, mobile homes. ~ not bicycles, etc.) before you can register your vehicle every year and for us, every odd year we have to get our...
  3. Careers
    it pours. I just got another call for a job interview at the place my DSS and DIL work at. 6 months of no offers for full time jobs and now 2 calls back to back. Cat
  4. General Chat
    Good gosh, we just replaced the radiator on the van.. Thank goodness for a friends husband that did not cost us labor.. But hubby had a blow out on front tire after getting to walmart (cheapest place) the other one is shot, Little metal pcs. so gets both! Goes ahead with a oil change. It comes...
  5. General Chat
    Or is it when life gives you a lemon, make lemonade? My sister has stage 4 colon cancer. She is now 36, diagnosed at 34. This last January they did 8 and a 1/2 hour surgery and removed 8 inches of her colon, and almost 60% of her liver at this point there was no cancer in her body.. She was on...
  6. Question and Answer
    and then the ceiling comes down! Not yet, but tonight as I was putting kids to bed, I noticed the edge of the ceiling on the outside wall had some peeling paint. Further investigation reveled damp drywall all along the ceiling. Looks like last winters ice dams did some damage. I guess the...
  7. Family
    I just got a call from my mom letting me know that my great Aunt Bid died. So please folks, keep me in your prayers. I am really going to need them over the next couple of days!
  8. Frugal Living
    We received $500 worth of medical bills this week (not unexpectedly), speedometer on van and lock on van door broke, 19 1/2 year old kitty had to be put to sleep :(, and so on and so on... Aaaarrrrghhhh!
  9. General Chat
    Well, maybe not the sky, but the roof is. Imagine our surprise when we came downstairs to the kitchen this morning and it was raining in the kitchen. We had heavy storms last night and apparently, our roof sprung a leak and it's raining in the kitchen. We've got towels and bowls on the floor...
  10. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Well, when it rains, it pours! :thunder: Our bad month got worse. First it was interest on one of our credit cards going up suddenly, then it was having our identity stolen and fraudulent charges going on our debit card, now I had to take my car into the shop for repairs to the tune of $700...
  11. General Chat
    I do not like september at all! This has been a horrible start to my month. A. We get a letter from a collections agency about the lowes credit account. We are only two months behind and they already want payment in full. B. My washing machine broke, its still under warrenty but they are...
  12. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    This past academic year (September 06 through now) has probably been one of the worst of my entire life. And I'm tired of it. In the end of August I came back from living in Germany for a year with my fiance. I went through both the reverse culture shock (which was bad) and the shock of no...
  13. General Chat
    I'm starting to believe it. First the toilet broke, then the living room fan broke, then the washer which is toast and have to get a new one, had totake dh to emergency room he has brochial p-monia and won't be able to go to work til lat tleast Monday and now they're calling for 3-5 inches of...
  14. General Chat
    Where should I start?? Lets see last week we had no hot water for one day the elements burned out..luckily my Dh can fix just about anything.. also last week my trailblazer had a rubber burning smell coming from one of the tires..It also needs a wheel barring part that was ordered from the...
  15. General Chat
    pours Just talked to my son Zack His wrist was hurting him over Thanksgiving he finely went to the dr. Its broken. He did while boxing at school. Poor kid. Fern
  16. Support
    .......you know the rest. Just when I was getting to feel okay about the bankruptcy - DHs car went on the fritz. Of course it can never be something cheap. $700 to fix it. Ugh. We have to have his car. So, the last thing we have in the way of cash is the kid's savings accounts - I just hate...
  17. Support
    I don't want to sound whiney, but I sure could use a few hugs and prayers. First of all, I'm sick! I've ben sick for a week. I never get sick! This is the second time in 2 months and I'm not taking it very well. Actually all 4 of us are sick, so we went to a highly recommended clinic...
  18. General Chat
    Well, Ladies... My day was going along rather nicely...infact...I'd nearly finished most of my To Do List for the day when my Mom called. I rent my Mom and Step Dad's house. My SD is a minister and they live in the house provided by the church SD minister's to. His contract is up and they've...
  19. General Chat
    I just got a speeding ticket for going 57 in a 40! :pdoff:
  20. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    do you think cool its raining or bummer its raining? i get bummed.
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