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Do I Have a Typical Day??? Ever???

April 10th, 2007 at 02:40 pm

I've come to the conclusion I don't. I don't have typical days here, unless the fly by the seat of my pants, deal with who & what crosses the threshold qualifies as typical. I try to make some sort of blog entry that is neat & tidy and has some sort of theme to it.......and fail miserably most times. Today is no exception. Nothing has hooked together at all....

Started with email & phone calls. Contacted the tenants; the downstairs couple is bringing 2 months rent (which brings them current) this evening. Just got an email from the upstairs people, they are only sending the check minus the $600. they asked about. (I had told them I couldn't reduce the rent) Now what???

Foster dtr with grandbaby stopped by for a visit..........Fun to see her feeling so competent with him.

Called new potential tenant here......left message about him moving in. No response.

Gathered 8 eggs from the new chickens. Getting at least 6 a day now.....Making for some frugal meals.

Received my order of supplies for this months knitting & crochet classes. Used my new ball winder & made up smaller balls of yarn for each student. Wound up some odd balls of mine, to use for a couple door prize drawings at class. Almost ready now, which is good.....one day to go before the knitting class.

And, because I promised myself I'd campaign for Obama if & when he decided to run for President.......I signed up to volunteer here in our county for his campaign. I've always wanted to be involved in a political campaign, but couldn't due to kid type commitments....so this actually qualifies as something I'm doing for ME too.

So, I guess today is typical for me. Just one thing after another...all unrelated mostly. I think this is why I'm unsure about getting a 'real' job. I think I would be crazy doing the same thing all the time. As I get closer to June (the end of my one year trial at semi retirement) I find I'm looking at employment ads & imagining myself doing something.........anything........

4 Responses to “Do I Have a Typical Day??? Ever???”

  1. HouseHopeful Says:

    Sounds like you've done a lot today! Volunteering for a campaign is awesome.. keep us informed on how it goes Smile In regards to your tenant, if you have a lease agreement, then they just can't make up a rent amount whenever they want... much less a $600 difference to what they agreed to. And maybe I missed it, but what was their reasoning for wanting to pay the lesser amount? Sorry if thats repetative. I'm just curious.

  2. contrary1 Says:

    Tenants reasoning is a medical need. I can see both sides, however I can't underwrite their housing expenses either.
    Just received a return email from said tenants.......they are giving notice, as they can't pay the full (previously agreed upon) rent. Drat, drat, drat.

  3. mjrube94 Says:

    I'm totally on the Obama bandwagon...I've never voted Democrat in my life, but I would cross over in a minute if he wins the nomination. Hubby bought me his book for Christmas, but I haven't had time to start reading it yet. Maybe tonight...

  4. boomeyers Says:

    It does sound like you are busier than if you did have a full time job, but how boring to do what someone else says, when they say, instead of doing what YOU want to do when you want to? I don't know, just pondering as I fell asleep on the couch today and never did get to painting the bathroom! :-)

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