In the meantime, I've occasionally gotten the grouchies. Like yesterday when I discovered my phone bill had gone up ANOTHER $5.75. No big deal right? Except I am sure AT&T is doing everything they possibly can to release me from my unlimited contract. Let's face it, I probably use up more gigs than six people put together.
I finally checked the statement and discovered my bank was late in making that payment by ONE DAY. Traveling requires I make all my payments on-line. That was a late fee. The grouchies began to collect in my brain.
Nancy Sweetness gets more critters with honey than she does when Nancy The Blonde plays dumb. I decided to try honey. I even did it in a CHAT session with them, not the easiest way to communicate. Amazingly, just like the nut situation, she got her supervisor on line who authorized a credit.
Truthfully, I think they looked at my record of payments over 30 years and decided to give me a break. Had they not, Nancy the Screaming Banshee would have appeared.
I spent the next three hours being President of the RV Group. I sent out an email with attached survey (really a link the previous President made up for me) to see how many people could attend the Colorado Rally. It went to 57 plus people and I got four responses.
I mentioned a new rally we are working on ... riding Speeders on the Amador Central Railroad line in California. Sounds like fun to me, as long as they are POWERED. I can still remember pedaling that railroad mechanical device of pain two miles UPHILL in Oregon (or wherever we were)!! I have tried to block that out of my mind ever since.
That's probably what brought about my latest pain in the butt. Literally, my left hip has decided to pay me back. Maybe it's too much exercise, or maybe it's not enough. At any rate, I think I'm finally there. OLD AGE has arrived at my house.
Most likely it's from sitting too much, so today I'll head out my back yard and across the tracks to see what I can see. Although the sunsets have been few and far between, they are still magnificent Arizona sunsets. I don't want to create any bad juju, but there has been no mention or sight of that lovely white stuff that floats from the sky. So far it's been a perfect Arizona winter!
Yep, took an hour nap yesterday myself...very much not like me, although Marcia has one just about every day but didn't take one yesterday. It ain't easy finding yourself getting old, that is for sure.ReplyDelete
That is SO true. I've always been so active, it's hard to slow down.Delete
Exercise helps increase your energy level, cuts the number of required Naps and helps you sleep better at night. It will also get rid of your PITA by keeping the joints freed up.ReplyDelete
Could you not put your phone service on Automatic Payment with your bank. It will reduce the need for worrying about it.
Be Safe and Enjoy!
It's about time.
I know exercise is the answer, but having run foot races for about 40 years, I rather enjoy sitting on the couch! LOLDelete
Nice to hear you were able to get a credit for the phone bill. They're expensive enough without adding more! Googled the Speeder and sounds like fun to me!ReplyDelete
Expensive is the word .... I think my phone cost has doubled in the last few years.Delete
Remember when you used to cry kick and screamReplyDelete
your Got sent to bed early?
You were an allowed to leaving the house ?
You had to take a nap ?
It seems like your parents childhood punishments are catching up to you
Pretty cool with thats your goal now 😴
Hahaha you are SO right!Delete
My dog gets me up before dawn no matter what time I go to bed, but I don't have to contend with the sound of trains rolling through my yard so at least I get sound sleep for the few hours he allows me to snooze. (I find train sounds oddly comforting, though.)ReplyDelete
But your spectacular views there make up for all that, IMO. If you can tear your credit card away from quilting shops for a while, it might be worth it to consult some acoustical specialists in your area for some ideas of what you can do to help soundproof your bedroom.
There are certainly big ticket items you could splurge on (high tech wall coverings,for ex) but there will always be a long laundry list of inexpensive & even free things you can do for sound attenuation like simply removing things that rattle from the room, for starters.
(Don't be surprised if they suggest that you put carpet right back over the hard flooring you put down in place of the stuff you ripped out, though. Surfaces like tile & laminate can be huge culprits in amplifying sound, IMO.)
Oh I didn't realize the hard floors made for more noise. Interesting. Maybe I can stuff a little more insulation in there. If it were up to Jessie, we would sleep till noon, but Cooper starts the day thinking about his ball, and it's all over!!Delete
Look at the bright side Nancy, "Your ageing at the same rate as all of us."ReplyDelete
Well I guess that's true Peter ... I never thought of it that way!!Delete
We are all in this together, kiddo! Only as old as you feel, that keeps running through my head.ReplyDelete
Love your last picture. Gorgeous!
Ha ... and like Peter said ... all going down this hill at the same rate. Weird to think of it like that.Delete
Old age can be a pain and sleeping late is fine but don't start napping during the day. That's a sign the end is near. With all you do in a day you don't have time for naps.ReplyDelete
So far that's true ... not enough time in a day ... but usually I get sleepy when I'm NOT occupied with something.Delete