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Mini Homestead Happenings for 1/17/2009

Posted by Shannon L. Buck on January 17, 2009


It is 6* here in Maine today, according to the AOL weather station. It is a cold one, but I did get my two mile walk in today. I also checked the mail. Now I am updating blogs.
I have checked the candle and oil supplies for the lamps. We are all set in case we lose power this winter. We will be able to see at night, at any rate, even if it is cold.
Zowie has mid-terms for the two classes that she is taking next week, so she will be studying for those until then.
Monday is my last day of babysitting full-time, at least for a while. April will likely be better hours, if I don’t find a job elsewhere by then. I am starting up a book rewiew and editing business. Hopefully it goes well. I realize that it takes time to start a business, and I am happy to work on it.
Pennie over at the Empty Nest blog had an post that is of interest to all of us on her blog on January 8th. It refers to medical identity theft, and tells us the basic events regarding her 6 year old granddaughter. You can read the blog here: http://empty-nest.contentquake.com/2009/01/08/medical-identity-theft/#comment-5544.
 
I thought that this was important enough to pass along to everyone. I couldn’t afford to pay off medical debts placed upon me in this way, and I don’t think that anyone else could either.
 
Shannon
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3 Responses to “Mini Homestead Happenings for 1/17/2009”

  1. Leasmom said

    Lea is out of school on Monday too. I was supposed to go out to the post office today but it is snowing heavily again so it’ll have to wait until Monday when I’ll already be out.

  2. Pennie said

    Thanks for your reference to my post about the medical identity theft. It’s pretty scary to think that someone is out there digging around in your life like that, especially your 6-year-old’s life. We just all have to be so careful any more with our personal info.

  3. You are quite welcome, and you are correct. We should all be checking on these types of things.

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