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My Grandpa Died Today

I'm not the sort of person who believes in things like this, but my Grandpa died today and when I got in my car after work, the radio was playing an oldies station. Old oldies, like music from the 30s. The radio display said I was still on the same R&B station as this morning, yet it was actually on a different number altogether. Before thinking anything of it, I pressed the button to change the station. The station did not change.

Puppy Trouble

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Thank you to everyone for your kind comments about my poor Britney. She was the best dog ever.

Looking back on my memories of her, she wasn't the most ideal puppy for me though. At the time, we probably both would have been better off without the other. Right before I graduated from high school, my 26-year-old boyfriend and I rented a cheap, dilapidated duplex together in a terrible part of town. Here in Albuquerque, it's affectionately known as "the war zone". It was really bad - no heat, which is illegal, cockroaches spilling out of the sidewalk whenever we'd walk through the neighborhood, and a landlord who would show up late at night, drunk, when I was home alone and threaten to beat up my boyfriend for not paying the rent (which made me defensive at the time because I'd given him the rent money, but looking back, I'm sure my loser boyfriend had squandered my cash on something else and lied about it.) The house two doors down made it onto the news whe…

Our Plan for Saturday

After seeing that the window place doesn't open until almost noon on the weekend, I told our rep we'd meet whenever was convenient for him. He wasn't supposed to choose 8am!

5pm: We need to meet our Pella rep. to discuss windows and doors.
4pm:  We need to meet our Pella rep. to discuss windows and doors.
3pm: We need to meet our Pella rep. to discuss windows and doors.
2pm: We need to meet our Pella rep. to discuss windows and doors.
1pm: We need to meet our Pella rep. to discuss windows and doors.
12pm: We need to meet our Pella rep. to discuss windows and doors.
11am: We need to meet our Pella rep. to discuss windows and doors.
10am: We need to meet our Pella rep. to discuss windows and doors.
9am: We need to meet our Pella rep. to discuss windows and doors.
8am: What century is this? ANYTHING THAT COULD POSSIBLY NEED TO BE DISCUSSED CAN BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH EMAIL. THEY'RE JUST WINDOWS AND DOORS, FOR FRICK'S SAKE.