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Miscellanea-Logorrhea Post

December 20th, 2013 at 11:11 pm

I have thoughts swarming and distracting me. In no particular order:

I mailed a parcel (no insurance) to the United Arab Emirates. Flying parcels over there is expensive. I had this idea that because my brother works at an institute of higher learning, somebody would sign for the parcel. It arrived at the building I addressed, but as my brother was away from his office teaching, it went away with the courier. I don't have a tracking # for it. It's the cost and effort that counts, right?

I am using whey protein shakes but I find I get hot flashes, despite use of coconut oil and coconut milk. Not that hot flashes in freezing temperatures aren't welcome, they just don't last long. I must do some research about cortisol, branched chain amino acids, female hormones and serotonin. Sleep is brief now because the cat, a South East Asian variety lacking a thick coat and fat, sleeps on us or beneath the covers, making rolling over burdensome. There are other cats, but he's on the wrong end of the pecking order (they hate him) for all of them to cuddle up with each other, and he won't go near my gentle, sensitive, kind child (no sarcasm here. Unfamiliar cats find my child more approachable. I genuinely don't understand the aversion).

I learned efficiency isn't luxury. I hate everything being cluttered but it's not like I get any help at home. At least no past-due statement calamities have happened. Such a bother determining what to toss and where; where to track down those folders and statements meant to go into those folders.

I am dreading dealing with ComputerShare to get replacement userid and password info. The credentials were lost to the hard disk drive. I know this is nothing compared to the Library of Alexandria's destruction, but chee!

My small comfort about this Target breach is that our credit cards and debit cards have already been replaced due to other breaches, after I started exclusively using the RedCard and cash at Target. Therefore only my Target shopping data may be compromised. Will Target close the account and issue a new one without my needing to request one?

It has snowed here. I have no real snowboots, only rainboots and fashion boots. I don't like wearing rainboots: my socks end up sliding down past my ankles or if they're already mid-ankle, past the heel. Do I have to wear garters?

Thank you for keeping your blogs lively, honest and true, and not blighting my eyes with passive, third-person toneless palaver about insurance or car loans or loan consolidation. Thank you to the eagle eyes who report those blogs so they are "smote into gobettes" by the vigilant site administrators.

I have something else, very budget related, but it's for a separate post. Stay tuned.

6 Responses to “Miscellanea-Logorrhea Post”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    I'm pretty sure I have only used my Target Red Card at Target during security breach. So far, my account seems fine. I would prefer Target reissue the card without needing to call...seems the proactive thing to do on their part.

  2. TashaC. Says:

    I am sorry the package was lost, and fashion boots are more useful than snow boots.

  3. PauletteGoddard Says:

    @TashaC. Too true about the boots, especially in cities where the # of snowplows is: two.

  4. SicilyYoder Says:

    I have hot flashes. I keep the air on.

  5. baselle Says:

    I've been finding the black cohosh works for me. Of course I didn't want to hear that there is an ineffective relative to black cohosh and that many supplements use it by being either ignorant of their suppliers or plain ol' cheap. The search goes on.

    I used my red card once during the breach. I've been watching it, but I'll be watching it for many months.

  6. PauletteGoddard Says:

    baselle: do you suppose the Herbalist on NE 65th carries quality black cohosh tinctures?

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