Monthly Archives: November 2009

After Thanksgiving

  This is the first major holiday in years that I haven’t had to work. Usually I have to mop up after an aged relative, while my know-it-all yuppie siblings rearrange the furniture. I wonder if that’s what they do … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Without Mom

  Another milestone. But I’m reminded of her every day, sorting through the remnants of a cluttered life, blah blah.   I am also reminded that Mom isn’t here when I’m not awakened by various clunks of someone leaning heavily … Continue reading

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Cute Lil Belated Valentine — from the County Treasurer

  The other day I got a rude surprise in the form of a penalty for late property-tax payment.   Finally I remembered that my brother had wanted the statement so he could send it in and get the refund … Continue reading

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