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by MackerelCat
Fri Dec 04, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check IN December 4, 2020
Replies: 17
Views: 645

Re: Daily Check IN December 4, 2020

Sheila, did they clean your arm with betadine? There's a clear version of it as well as the brown version. If so, it can mean you are allergic to iodine. You don't eat seafood, so that's not a problem, but seaweed would be. Yesterday I brought home a box of things cleaned out of the dorm kitchen to ...
by MackerelCat
Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in December 3, 2020
Replies: 32
Views: 1472

Re: Daily Check-in December 3, 2020

Janet, my husband sometimes makes noises about how expensive the pups are, but he has set up a savings account for just for them after looking into pet insurance, which turned out to not be an option due to their age and pre-existing conditions. I think that works best if you get it with a new puppy...
by MackerelCat
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in December 3, 2020
Replies: 32
Views: 1472

Re: Daily Check-in December 3, 2020

Good morning, frugal friends. I am having coffee in my chilly office. My building is "off line" for winter break, so I guess that means I sit here and act as the watchdog should anyone show up once my few chores are done. It's boring, but hey, it's money. So today I brought some crocheting to work o...
by MackerelCat
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: The Countdown is On
Replies: 7
Views: 497

Re: The Countdown is On

I really need the sunlight to shift. My vision can't handle the morning glare or the early darkness. I am so looking forward to the lengthening days.
by MackerelCat
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Pandemic savings? expenses?
Replies: 11
Views: 809

Re: Pandemic savings? expenses?

We have saved bunches with DH working from home. He used to spend $100 a week on lunches out and the vending machines at work and $25 a week on gas. Now a tank of gas lasts him forever. He spends so little money now that most weeks he does not bother to get cash out of the bank. He used to give hims...
by MackerelCat
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in December 2, 2020
Replies: 32
Views: 1498

Re: Daily Check-in December 2, 2020

Rinty, that is so sweet of you. That kind of ministry, that serves the least of these in desperate times, is very dear to my heart. Thank you.