Barrel O Laughs

A few updates:

1. I have not killed the dog. She lumbers along and I follow picking up either her or her poop.
2. Still trying to figure out the new washer/dryer. I keep putting the duvet into the dryer, but can’t seem to make it go for more than 54 minutes, so the thing won’t get dry. Perhaps I should read the instructions
3. We seem to be lice free. I still do nit checks, but haven’t found any for a while. Bedding is almost all clean (it has been almost two weeks!). See #2.
4. I am still slogging away with my grandfather’s book. I am really struggling to figure out what the story is about, but I am determined to make it through. If anyone is up on their WWII RAF terms, drop me a line…
5. My friend Daniel wrote about my Cabin in his blog. Its a really beautiful post because he is a really beautiful writer (we took a memoir class together). I have just gotten a book to read up about renting it, cause I seem to be hemorrhaging cash at the moment, so if you are interested, let me know.
6. Still no word on my audiobook being up on, but I will keep you posted.
7. Got told today by my financial advisor to sell everything. Trying not to panic and remain cool.

All in all, still doing the single mother juggling-with-fire routine. On a tight rope. Blind. Barrel ‘o Laughs.

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  1. anniegirl1138 March 12, 2009 at 9:27 pm

    That’s a beautiful post about your cabin. I was I could see more of it though. The pictures don’t show it much.

    Sorry about the financial panic. It seems to be everywhere anymore. I know a guy who was telling everyone to get out last June. We didn’t listen despite the fact that even my dad pulled most of his money out around that time too. Good timing on his part. Anyway, the “friend” blogs and periodically talk about it not being a good time to invest again yet. But who knows. I don’t think anything is the same or will be again, and the new rules haven’t been written yet.

  2. dadshouse March 16, 2009 at 6:05 pm

    My financial planner is having a heart attack these days too!

  3. Abigail March 16, 2009 at 7:02 pm


    I will be getting more pictures of the cabin taken soon. It is a really special place.

    As for the financial crisis, I liquidated half of my portfolio on Friday after having lost 50% of its value. I have another post about that coming up though…

    Hard not feeling a little sick inside…

  4. Andrew July 18, 2009 at 12:11 am

    Very cute one..

    Thank you very much…
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