Showing posts from July 10, 2011

Nothing amazing....

I wrote this on my real estate blog two weeks ago. I don't often get so personal when I post there but  it's stuck with me and I decided it could play on Boomer Chick Musings, too.   Today was an amazing day simply for the fact that nothing amazing happened.  Have you ever felt that way?  When there are a few consecutive moments of calm breathing? -My work obligations are mostly caught up and on schedule. There were no fires to put out. -I hollered at an insurance agent because the group he has farmed out some workers comp insurance to can't seem to get the figures right for the second year in a row. -I met with my finance guru and laid into him about what a lousy reputation his industry has but he says he's not like the rest.  And turn around fair play - he said we both have the same issues to deal with in our chosen fields. -I followed up with a client who just wants to get a home equity line of credit to get her oldest daughter's  private colleg

Top Ten Ways to Know Your Spice Rack Should be Purged

Here are my top 10 ways to know when it's time to toss the thyme. 10.   The expiration date preceeds your oldest child's birthdate year.  Curry powder dated 7-1-1975.  Really.    9.   When you turn the half full containers upside down, nothing moves.   8.    Follow #9 but give the item a chance to redeem itself.  Use the 12 Hour Rule.  If the contents still defy the law of gravity after being upside down for 12 hours - out it goes.   7.   The market price today is 10 times the price on the bottom of the container.  Buh-bye pumpkin pie spice.  A steal at 58 cents back then.   6.   The number 5 on the Chinese 5 Spice jar has become a 0.  Adios.   5.   You have no idea what Vegetable Delight is/was.   4.  At a gathering, one of your male friends comments on the ginornmous size of the cinnamon container.  Thank you Costco.  What was I thinking?   3.  You've become a professional Spice Stager.  You trick guests into thinking you know what to do with the contents