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Re: roll call time!

Gross - an audit?  that can't be fun!

On 2/27/07, Theresa W <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Wow- that sounds fun.  My excitement yesterday was that my husband
> mangaged to break the kitchen faucet (I have no idea how these things
> happen, but he has a knack for it).  Well- he couldn't figure out how to
> fix it, but at least he knew to turn off the water valves underneath the
> sink.  When I got home and learned about this, I was able to temporarily
> fix the faucet so it works, but leaks.  We've had a new faucet in the
> garage that was a great sale for "someday" when we remodel the kitchen-
> so now I'm going to install it over the weekend,so that we don't have an
> ongoing kitchen leak.  Such fun.  But hey, it could be worse, my sister
> in Texas got a notice from the IRS that they were being audited for
> their 2005 taxes.   Yuck!
> Theresa
> mlrasmus@rockwellcollins.com wrote:
> > Well, it's a good thing my DH and I do a lot of camping with no water or
> > electricity available!  Our power was out for a little over 24 hours
> > Sat-Sun.  We at least had a Mr. Buddy heater, flashlights, LOTs of stuff
> > that works off batteries, and a gas stove for cooking.  I was prepared -
> > stocked up on the three B's (bread, books, and booze!) and I certainly
> > enjoyed the quiet.  We were lucky.
> >
> > The surrounding areas are told they won't get power until sometime next
> > week.  Huge call for generators at all the big box places.  The rain
> came
> > first, then sleet, then ice coating everything (gee, sounds like Rich in
> > Nebraska).  High winds snapped power poles, especially in rural areas.
> > Lots of tree damage, too.  Got my work cut out for me once the snow
> melts a
> > bit and I can get the branches picked up.  Thankfully none hit the
> house.
> > There is a huge one that hit the porch, but no damage that can't be
> fixed.
> >
> > Headline in today's paper:
> > http://snipurl.com/1bi9z
> >
> > Shelters opened last Saturday, and will continue to be open, as we have
> a
> > second ice/snow/wind wave coming Thursday.  Hold on!
> >
> > Melody is in Hills about 40 miles south of me, and Ceres is in Des
> Moines
> > 125 west, so thankfully I don't think they were hit as hard.
> >
> > You all are the bright spot in my life!  Imagine, daffodils and
> forsythia!
> > Planting peas and onions!  Oh, and not getting eaten by your neighbors
> > dog....
> >
> > Donna, are you having any trouble getting older computer systems patched
> > for the DST changes?  I have some obsolete Sun boxes here at work, and
> Sun
> > is charging me $400 a pop to patch "vintage" servers.  Someone wasn't
> > thinking ahead!
> >
> > Mardi
> > Alburnett
> > Iowa z4b
> >
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Pam Evans
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