September 4, 2019
Good morning. Tis a bit on the gray side today, but that is okay. I'm sure the sun will be popping in and out. Temps are in the high sixties right now, but will climb up into the mid eighties this afternoon.
It's rather quiet around here. There were a lot of catalogues in the mail yesterday, so I spent quite a bit of time going through those. On TV, I split my time between watching the Weather Channel and BUZZR, a channel with lots of old time game shows.
On TV, they are talking about FEMA and how it works. I didn't catch all of it, but I did catch the phrase about "their thousands of employees." If they really do have thousands of employees, it makes me wonder just how much of the money given to them actually goes to the people in dire need in the aftermath of large storms.
I know several years ago, we had some really bad flooding and it caused lots of damage to homes. FEMA was in the area to help. It was really difficult to get them to talk with me about the damage to my home. After a lengthy bit of time, they finally said they would see about getting me a low interest loan. This came after I spent more than ten thousand dollars on repairs. I told them no thank you.
So I'm wondering, if they were only helping folks to get low interest loans, then what exactly were they doing with all the money given to them to help folks. Did they use this money to pay their thousands of employees? This is one agency I would not donate to. The Red Cross either. I don't trust either of these agencies. Instead, I give to the Salvation Army.
For those of you who love pickles and can't have them now because of a no salt diet, here's a recipe that I found in one of my new recipe books. (by Donald A,. Gazzaniga)
Pogo and I also like Fried Rice, so here's another of Donald Gazzaniga's recipes.
I think I'm going to give this Fried Rice a try. Not today. First I have to gather up all the ingredients. It does sound tasty though.
My goodness, the mailman just came and left me with a huge bundle of mail. Most all of it is what I call junk mail. This will keep me busy for a while. Later, I think I'll start working on putting together my next blog book. I need to pick out the photos for the covers and resize them.
Now I'm off to do a bit of blog reading. So, till tomorrow, Y'all have a fantabulous day.
Hugs, Edna B.