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Friday

Itzl AlertingAs you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, power outages, or other such things that could keep us off DKos. It's also so we can find other Kossacks nearby for in-person checks when other methods of communication fail - a buddy system. Members come here to check in. If you're not here, or anywhere else on DKos, and there are adverse conditions in your area (floods, heatwaves, hurricanes, etc.), we and your buddy are going to check up on you. If you are going to be away from your computer for a day or a week, let us know here.  We care!

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FloridaSNMOM and Caedy are moving and out of communication until Monday-ish. They have arrived safely at their new house.

And OMG the gas prices have spiked again.  Every week for the last 6 weeks, gas prices have risen at least a dime a gallon. It now costs an extra $2.50 per 10 gallons of gas than it did a month ago.

And the bank made a nasty error in my favor.  I called them this morning to tell them about it. Now they have to figure out where alllllll that lovely money was supposed to go and take it out of my account to put it back where it belongs.  I expect it will be taken back out of my account by this afternoon.

sigh - that was more than a year's wages they accidentally tucked into my account.  If I hadn't been withdrawing the donut money for this week and next, I might not have discovered this error until payday.

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