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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

A different bug bit me

Good morning.
Our mild winter continues, as we should stay in the low 30's all week.  :-)
I got in a de-clutter mood yesterday. Don't know where that came from, but I just started to go from shelve to shelve, drawer to drawer. I threw out a mess of old magazines, old catalogs, papers and such. Filled up 2 trash bags full. It's amazing how stuff tends to accumulate over time. It felt good to 'lighten up' on stuff.  :-)
In other news.....
Craig always orders his checks from our credit union. I've tried to get him to order them somewhere else to save money, but he's been brainwashed into thinking they only will accept their checks. Well..... They finally raised the charges enough for him to say he's had it, and went online to find another check source. After some hunting, he settled on Walmart of all places. They had the easiest website to use, and were half the cost of what he'd been paying at the credit union. They came yesterday, and look just like the one's he'd been getting from the credit union. I wanted to say I told you so, but I was nice.  :-)   For a change.  :-)
I also placed an online order for suckers. That's right, you heard me, suckers. Saf-t-pops  to be specific.
We have a bowl of them on the front counter in the Salon. They were originally meant to be given to kids.  But I swear, more adults take them than kids. Men especially.  :-\  And every one seems to agree, these are the best! They come in cherry, strawberry, orange and blueberry. Each with a vanilla swirl through them. I have to order them direct from the factory. Spangler Candies. We use to order by the case because of the price, but it takes nearly a year to go through 1000 suckers, and the wrappers tended to stick more as they got older, so now I order a few bags of 120 at a time, so they stay 'fresher'.  :-)
And with that, it's now time for another work week. Later!


  1. I guess Craig never noticed that credit union and bank checks pretty much all come from a place called Deluxe, and not actually the credit union. Haha.

    Hope you all have a great week!

  2. I tell ya, what in the world did we ever do before we could SHOP SHOP SHOP online!?

  3. I was horrified one day when I found out that the Walmart butchers print the checks on Thursdays.

  4. hi wayne
    nice set of blogs!
    nice to "meet" u