On Saturday morning, I dumped the contents of my dryer on my dining room table and began the weekly chore of folding clothes. I heard a knock at the back door and went to take a peak.
I appreciate the efforts of a local historian (Ruth Morgan) who writes a weekly column for my newspaper on various aspects of life in the days gone by.
Today her column was entitled “Number Please.” Boy, did that bring back memories. Phone numbers in those days were something like 327, or as was the case of a friend – just plain 9.
Every once and again, life tosses you walnuts still in the shell. And you go “Why should this nut be so hard?”
The answer is, life can be hard. Dealing with an impossible situation, I drove out into the country near Tibbee Creek and parked my car. I screamed.
NO. I SCREAMED!
That went on for about four minutes until I was exhausted.
As a result of the credit squeeze, consumers are learning to live with lower balances and fewer credit cards, says Ted Jenkin, a Certified Financial Planner and co-CEO of oXYGen Financial Inc., a financial services company based in Alpharetta, Ga.
Today I drove over to West Point to meet with the most wonderful woman. She will be staying with my parents for a while.