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m9m, Crone of FriendFeed

m9m, Crone of FriendFeed

Old Bat; mom of "Nine", RETIRED underpaid state employee in Baltimore MD.
Tumblr: Cardiff the Welsh Terrier -
Tumblr: Cardiff the Welsh Terrier
I tried to go to sleep early-ish last night but then was a a rather long burst of fireworks at 12:30 AM. It seems that today Easter and "Greekster" coincide. Spoke to My Kid just now; it was the Greek Orthodox church in her neighborhood, a mile away, celebrating at a midnight service.
I said if it was that loud here, it must have been pretty bad at her house, 2 streets from the church. Susannah said "the cats were...startled." - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
Often the 2 Easters are on different dates and we have to remember that parking in her neighborhood will be tricky on Orthodox Easter. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
RT @MJMcKean: Happy @RecordStoreDay everybody. "In '78, those born in '45 turned 33 1/3". I'm quoting...whom? Anyone?
I remember realizing this and celebrating my 33 1/3 birthday. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
RT @SoVeryBritish: Completely forgetting how to speak immediately before leaving a voicemail
RT @MdWeather: Freeze watch issued for overnight Tuesday/Wednesday 30-40 degree temperature swing forecast
It's 80F today. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
Here there are lows in the 30s predicted for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. - John (bird whisperer)
Please forgive my joy. Our air conditioner is not working and we cannot get it serviced until May 2nd. Cold works for me right now. Hellish hot in this house without air. - Janet
RT @froylance: Nice evening for MD to step outside and see Mars, rising now in the SE. It's bright and reddish, below and left of the almost-full moon.
Good ol' Barb speaks out on equal pay. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
RT @IamEnidColeslaw: "Follow your dreams!" - rich people
RT @BaltimoreMD: Privateer Festival is this weekend in Baltimore, feat. live music, battle reenactments, grog garden & more:
RT @NonCombosMentos: A group of pedants is called an "actually"
22 Things You Need To Know About Baltimore Before You Move There - Movoto
RT @plutopsyche: Do what you love, love what you do: An omnipresent mantra that’s bad for work and workers.
RT @DataAngel: I accidentally wrote Sherlock Fanfic...
It's a perfect day to hang out laundry - sunny and breezy. It's also the day the roofer said he might come to do the hot tar roofing update. So far, no roofer and no laundry.
I just know if I fill the yard with clean wash the roofer will show up with buckets of goo. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
Well he came at 4:00. I don't mind, because he's an old friend by now (his father did the work before him) and he worked until 6:30. But I wish he hadn't come the same month I have to pay income taxes! - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
RT @darth: reminder if you are inside because of the weather and you have a cat available and a pen then
Last month I paid off my "big" credit card. Today I paid off my Amazon card, and thanks to the Kindle credits, I won't be paying for this month's books, so I AM DEBT-FREE AT LAST!!
That's awesome - Shevonne
At least until the next big expense. I did the "snowball" thing. I paid off my car just when I retired, and used the erstwhile car payment to pay down my credit card. I'm lucky that I already own my house and now my car. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
Congratulations!!! Whatta a huge thing to accomplish. - Lnorigb
It wasn't easy. I started by not using the oddball store and gas cards I had. Paid them off in turn and was left with one card with the biggest credit limit, which really piled up what with a new furnace among other things. Got an Amazon card for online expenses. Now I just have monthly expenses on the online card, plus All Those Books. Still have the "big" card but I hope to be able to pay back anything I use that for in the future. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
you are an inspiration! kudos! - t-ra: lose,find,repeat
thats great.. being debt free" - Peter Dawson
m9m: I assume the One Big Card pays 1% (or 1.5%) cash back? If not, get one that this point you should have a great credit rating. Yes, being wholly debt free is wonderful. - Walt Crawford
WOO HOO! - Soup in a TARDIS
RT @DataAngel: .@neiltyson it's OK to admit it. We all know you're really a #TimeLord #theshipofimaginationisaTARDIS
Happy to lose the "I'm __ Old" contest! Today at the pharmacy I gave my name and DOB 9/1/45. Got my Rx and the pharmacist asked me who it was for. I said "me" and he was shocked. He had a special offer for folks over 65 and he wanted me to give it to my "older relative."
*high fives* You don't look your stated age! - Janet
Yay! - Anne Bouey
RT @citythatbreeds: hey just keep cramming in the apartments into increasingly tiny vacant lots, we're totally out of room elsewhere in this city amirite
And of course there's Plenty of parking on the street. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
I'm my street had cobblestones and streetcars still ran on it old. Then it was paved. And then they stripped all the asphalt last year and repaved it. I'm older than asphalt.
Saw the first release of Disney's Cinderella old.
RT @Shakespeare: You know when you can't quite remember the word you want? That's when I just invent a new one.
[Insert here a clever made-up name for this phenomenon] - Betsy
I wordize all the time. - Amit Patel
RT @SoVeryBritish: Not quite catching someone's name, meaning you must avoid them for the rest of your life
RT @GovernorOMalley: I'm pleased the MD House of Delegates has passed #SB212, protecting transgender people from discrimination.
RT @aclebim: #Biblioteca móvil de Enoch Pratt Free Library @prattlibrary en 1945 visitando la C/ Dallas via @bookpatrol
Horse-drawn Bookmobile. Baltimore, 1945. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
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