So after dumping that “social networking” crap of MYSPACE, I decided to give facebook a try.. Wow, there are actual ADULTS on there!! Not the juvenile bullshit that floats all over myspace.. I did decide to keep my MYSPACE account and check it once a week, because I do have a couple friends that are my friends KIDS that like to talk to me, so for that reason I still have it.
Wow, last night was really weird. I know dreams mean something.. most of the time I just don’t know what. So lately I’ve been pretty stressed.. (as you can see below). Well, last night, I went to bed, and I had a dream about my grandmother. She passed away when I was 4 months pregnant with the kid (wwaaayyy bummed about that).. I was VERY close to her. I used to walk across the alley to her house at like 4am to sit with her while she had her coffee before work, and before I went to school. On Friday nights, I would go over to her house and watch Dallas and Falcon Crest and have diet 7-up and fritos. (yummy).. This was back in the late 80’s. We would go to her house every saturday or sunday for a home cooked breakfast.. Like the works.. Eggs, bacon, sausage, fried potatoes, fried apples, applebutter, biscuits… you get the idea.. Anyway.. last night, I dreamed of her. I dreamed that my sister and I were at her house (which has obviously been sold to others and drastically changed) to visit her. I remember horsing around with my sister in the kitchen. (For some reason my “pop” wasn’t around). Anyway, so I remember going outside and looking in the garage for the maroon caddy and the other garage for all the canned goods (literally canned, my grandparents used to can pickles and kraut etc…) everything was there. The Swing on the patio.. It was surreal. But for some reason, and I’m not going to mention details, it was like she was trying to tell me something, and I don’t know WHY exactly. Telling me it was about her I would assume because it didn’t apply to me exactly. Anyway, my sub-conscience apparently needed to be with her last night. That was a first in a long time. I don’t know why, but I’m really glad. I woke up and stayed awake for about an hour with my eyes closed and just remembering all the details.. and cried.. a lot. But it was a good cry I think. That or I just miss her terribly and hurting. I don’t know. But I am grateful I got to see her last night.
So I have a lot on my mind lately.. One of course, if you have been following this blog is the stupid IRS. So they did an audit, and I sent all the paperwork in (after over a year of miscommunication on THEIR part).. So I call Daily. Yes, daily. They held my tax returns from LAST year, as well as this year, because of this crap. Anyway every day I am told “We received your paperwork, but we’re not done yet”.. Same shit, different day. Ya, whatever. The funny thing is, they are charging me interest, they will determine that they do in fact OWE me MY money back, but will they give me the interest on the money they have HELD for the last year!? No. But they’ll charge it to me? I don’t get that one. Oh, and the state.. ya.. supposedly getting a refund from them, but because the state is “broke”, won’t see that, and when we DO finally see it, will there be interest on that too? Hell No!! Bunch of shit heads. Whatever.
I don’t mind rain.. Usually. But when it starts coming and going here today gone tomorrow, and screwing up my plans.. it sucks. Period. Disneyland, weather said it wasn’t gonna rain, but guess what.. IT RAINED. So I had plans this weekend (Valentine’s day) to take the kid and go camping and riding.. Well, all the stupid weather channels say it’s gonna rain. Like 30% chance.. Which is really nothing right? So, all the people that planned to go do this (like 18 of us) all decided that they are going to melt, and can’t get muddy or anything so cancelled out. WTF!?!? That really sucks. I suppose I could still go… but it’s more fun of course when everyone else goes too..
Since the state is not issuing refunds I came up with my own letter to send to them.. 😀
I have successfully processed my return, however, your payment cannot be issued at this time. According to my wife (the Controller), due to the lack of job, cash and budget problems, the Controller (again, my wife) has directed me to stop sending payment requests to any bill collectors, utilites, this includes the State Controller’s Office (as well as the Franchise Tax Board for good measure). Payments will resume when the wife indicates there is enough cash available to make payments. Until then, please consider this an IOU and understand that you will be paid accordingly, once all other obligations (child support for previous 8 children, daycare (for said children + 3 more), school, gun purchases (to protect my family from the illegal aliens trying to rob me of what I have left), have been satisfied. We hope you understand
So this weekend was the kids birthday.. Took her to Disneyland yesterday.. It was a lot of fun .. FOR HER. LOL So, we go to breakfast, then got my sister and her kids together, and headed to the happiest place on earth.. The kid NEEDED to have an autograph book (freak), so she got that… As we were walking to the Indiana jones ride (FUN!) I saw Diane Keaton. Very cool. She was very pleasant. Had my sister take her over to meet Ms. Keaton, and that was her first autograph in her book. Altho the kid has NO CLUE who that is, it was still pretty cool. Hit up Pirates of the Caribbean, Matterhorn, Finding Nemo, and some others. It rained some, while we were over at the Pirates Lair (aka Tom Sawyer’s Island), but that was fun. Apparently, I am even Taller than before, and hit my head in every damn tunnel.
So the ISAGENIX cleanse was actually really good! I’m down 11 lbs. And I have come to realize, burgers just aren’t the way to lose weight.. LOL I think I will continue to drink the shakes (they are pretty good) for breakfast, because I don’t eat breakfast, and it’s got a LOT of nutrition in it.. Yay me. 😀 If you are interested in trying the system, click the ISAGENIX link over on the right..
So this is the 6th day.. .Yesterday was Superbowl (GO STEELERS!!) which was NOT a good day for my “cleanse”.. I really thought today when I got on the scale I gained like 8 lbs back.. Actually NOT SO! Amazing to say the least. I didn’t gain any, but only lost .4 lbs.. Still better than nothing I suppose.. Not bad for cheating pretty badly.. LOL