Sunday, October 24, 2010
Even after the wasp died, Karma held vigil for another day or so. She can be very patient when she wants to be.
This weekend has been cloudy...
...dark and gray.
The roofers are a messy lot.
This is how they left it for the weekend.
Obviously aren't done yet.
Hasn't been actual rain that I have seen yet, so I still don't know if it will still leak from my ceiling light fixture. One day I'll find out, eh? ;)
Well, I never actually made a leaf card. You know me--once I started cutting down a couple of the leaf prints...
...I just had to keep plugging away...
...trimming all those sheets of stamps down...
...until they were all done and stacked and organized--ROFL!
I decided to put them in my unfinished projects satchel for now. Got the table cleared off this morning for working on the Christmas cards again. :)
Dark, chilly days--Karma has been napping a lot.
I have been cooking and baking! Made up a lentil curry, sour cream cornbread, and some alfredo pasta with peas the last couple days. I still have some spinach quiche left, too. I won't have to cook all week and I can just focus on cards--tada!
This time I got a lady dentist. (I get a new one almost every time I go, it seems--hehe!) She asked me right away if I have been on meds for an extended period of time. (Yes--till I recently weaned off everything and only use them infrequently.) She said I have dry mouth and some medications cause dry mouth and create problems and weakness with your teeth. (Just another reason now that I am glad I weaned off the meds--did need a couple of pain pills after the dentist, tho.) I already know about Biotene mouthwash (helps with dry mouth) and use it, but guess I should remember to use it before bed every night.
Anyways, the dentist visit took longer because I have a tricky, unusual nerve system in the front of my mouth and the novocaine goes off in places they don't want it to (like under my eye and up my nose) and not where they expect it to. Finally got numb in the right place and down to business. All went well. I did make it to buy gas for the car, too--even if it had to be afterwards with a half paralyzed face--ROFL! Now I go in November to get my teeth cleaned and I should have a six month break till my next checkup--(and no paying them every month)--ahhh!
Speaking of payments--sigh. I got a letter from one of the school loan places that said I had over $600 in interest due--right now. Called them and found out they will no longer put off the interest payment due to low income. So, we made a verbal agreement to $20 a month starting in November. I guess I am glad they agreed to that--she was a nice lady to talk to, too--because the federal government actually can take something like 15% of my disability check for repayment of school loans if the mood strikes them.
I haven't gotten a bill--so far--from Merit Care for my visit with Dr. Sleckman, my rheumatologist. Maybe they got the hint after my new worker called them? She told me not to pay it and call her if they sent me one, anyways, because they weren't supposed to be billing me the last three years. So, that's good.
The plan for this coming week is for me to go to Dagan and Leah's one night so Leah and I can work on etsy stuff now that ValleyCon is over with--and for them to come over here another night to put together the bookcase, etc. We're thinking Tuesday and Wednesday. I haven't gotten any pictures of ValleyCon yet, but when I do I'll post some. :)
I recently noticed that I haven't been getting my summary email from youtube of the updates for the places I follow. No clue why it quit and no idea how to get one coming to me again. Anybody have any ideas?
Well, that's it for this dark Sunday afternoon. Hope you had a good week and weekend.
Keep smiling!! :):)
"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one."