Good morning. Well, it's a little warmer this morning. Temperature is at 29 F degrees, and working towards the 40's. What a pleasant respite from the cold from the last couple of days. Tomorrow is supposed to be warm too, although it will be raining. That's okay, the rain is much better than the freezing temps.
What does Pogo do when the temperature dips way down low? Here's a couple photos of him keeping warm.
Oh yeah, that's not just a pile of blanket. That's a nice cozy little nest with a very small doggie sleeping in there. Have I mentioned how clever my little guy is? He knows how to stay warm!
Yesterday I received an envelope full of information from the accountant. I've been looking over the papers, and it's amazing the information the government asks for in order for you to file your taxes. You need to provide: Your driver's license number, driver's license state, issue date, theft protection pin. Now I ask you, why is any of this information necessary in order to pay your taxes?
I will have to call the accountant to find out what this is all about. I don't ever remember having to submit this sort of information. I'll also have to ask him when my appointment to come in will be. According to the information in the packet, it looks like I just mail him the numbers with answers to all the questions, and he will just figure things out and file my taxes. Excuse me? Whatever happened to personal contact with your customer?
Time for me to change the subject or I'll be off on a new rant. I think I'll open the inside door soon so that Pogo can sit by the door and watch what's going on outside. Maybe after lunch, we'll take a little walk in the yard. That depends on how much snow is still on the ground. Pogo doesn't have boots yet. Actually, I don't either. I can't remember when I last had boots. I think maybe it was when I was just a little kid.
I found an interesting article in the newspaper about how to improve your credit score. You should regularly check your score and report. Have a system to pay your bills on time. Maintain a budget and track your expenses. Minimize use of available credit. Try not to use more than 30% of your available credit. Think twice about applying for new credit. Protect yourself from identity theft. Sign up for ongoing credit monitoring, such as from myFICO.com.
I found a chart on the web that shows how your credit is scored. This is good information to know. You never know when your credit background is going to be needed.
Well, that's my news for today. It's getting late, (I slept really late this morning) and it's time for me to get busy around here. So, till tomorrow, Y'all have a fantabulous day.
Hugs, Edna B.