The kids are almost back at school. It’s been a delightful winter break — sleeping-in in the morning, playing old-fashioned board games in the evening — but I am exhausted and my house is looking frayed around the edges. I crave normalcy.
Normalcy also needs my attention. I finally dealt with folding the mountains of clean laundry (phew!), but now I have bills to pay. Since I am not the federal government, I don’t get to keep telling my creditors I’ll pay in the future when I’ve increased my overdraft (an increase I can do without anyone’s permission). Instead, I pay or the sue. It’s a pretty simple system and one that works well. The only problem for me now is just the paperwork, which is doubled since I take care of my Mom’s finances too. Thank goodness for Quicken!
Until I have a moment of quiet, this is an Open Thread. Enjoy yourself!