This post is about surviving when you have been in a MVA (motor vehicle accident) or are stranded in your car in a relatively uninhabited area. If you are traveling by vehicle (car truck SUV etc) and you are or plan to be in relatively uninhabited areas, there are several things (plans, preparations, supplies) that… Continue reading Survival Tips and Tricks, Part III
This post is about surviving indoors, say in a power outage or flood situation. Things to have on hand just in case: (don’t expect to be able to buy these if the threat is widespread, stores tend to run out fast if a hurricane or other natural disaster is forecast) Flashlights, with extra batteries. Battery… Continue reading Survival Tips and Tricks Part II
Thanks to my friend MJR for the cool title for this rant! My mother is driving me absolutely out of my mind. First, 2 hours before my colonoscopy on May 18 2011 she calls me all bent out of shape because she can’t find phone numbers or addresses for two of our cousins (her first… Continue reading Mama Drama
Friday afternoon (April 23, 2010) I was taking a nap when the phone (landline) rang. Now normally I let the fax machine beep scare off any callers on that line, but since I’ve started sending out resumes and applications I thought perhaps one of the places I contacted wanted to set up an interview. I… Continue reading Telemarketers……..Really Really SUCK!!
I discovered tonight that my mother in her delusional rampage on Thursday night actually gave out my cell phone number to a friend and presumably to the Bend Police Department too. Did she have my prior permission to do so? Of course not. A little thing like MY privacy isn’t important to her, but if… Continue reading Mother Revisited…Or MY Privacy Just Isn’t Important
So after I pried myself out of bed at 11:30 am (I went to bed at 5:00 am) I called the employment office. My gut feeling that there would be no new claim due to lack of income (1300.00 earned in all of last year) was correct. At least this week I will get the… Continue reading No New Claim But At Least I Get The Last Two Checks