Due to the holidays, travel, and major home repairs, I won’t be posting to my blog again until January 10th. In the meantime, have a very happy holiday season and see you in 2014!
A Mother’s Recovery and What Matters Now
One of the criteria for someone to enroll in hospice care is to have a prognosis of six months or less to live.
So it might surprise you that every year about 13% of people in hospice recover enough to go off of it. Recently, my 92-year-old mother joined the ranks of that resilient group. Continue reading “A Mother’s Recovery and What Matters Now”
Beware Sewer Line Insurance: Flushing Money Down the Toilet
This past week I’ve been dealing with a code brown situation – I’m dropping big bucks to repair my broken sewer line, literally flushing money down the toilet.
I can’t safely have a sit down until I lay down several grand.
If my bathroom over-share offends you, Dear Reader, consider this a public service. Because I’d like to warn you of one of the easier ways for homeowners to piss away money – by buying “sewer line insurance” that hardly relieves you of expensive repairs to your “poop pipe,” as a friend cheerfully calls it. Continue reading “Beware Sewer Line Insurance: Flushing Money Down the Toilet”