Monthly Archives: June 2014

still more on the washer

Today (6/27) the insurance adjuster came out to see the damage and figure out what needed to be done to fix it. I spoke to her on Monday, but this was the soonest I could get an appointment with her … Continue reading

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upsetting news from the old neighborhood

This situation is upsetting to start with: someone spray painted swastikas onto a wall in front of a synagogue. Not just any synagogue, but the one where I attended my second year of Hebrew school, where many of my friends … Continue reading

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Further saga of the washing machine (but a good weekend away from it all)

Thursday 6/19: I had to come home just slightly early so they could check to see if everything was still damp. Friday 6/20: Arranged with ServPro to com out in the brief window at noon where we were home from … Continue reading

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saga of the washing machine

I am recording this partly because I am pissed off and also to have a record of the whole timeline. Approx 5/15- 5/30/2014: Our Whirlpool Cabrio washing machine, bought new in February 2013, a top-loading HE model, was being weird … Continue reading

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kids these days

There was an armed robbery at the mall about ten minutes’ walk from my parents’ house. (Not the reason I’m posting, really – not happy about it but Mom’s moving out TODAY!!) I found out about this from someone’s FB … Continue reading

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La la la Father’s Day I can’t heeeeaaaarrrrr you

Blah. I’m almost certain this isn’t objectively true, but it feels like there’s much more fuss being made about Fathers Day this year. Then again, it’s only my second one since returning to the US, and there actually is more … Continue reading

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a small commercial, with a story behind it

And by the usual workings of Murphy’s law, no sooner did I post that than something happened. When I wrote up an entry here on my week in Philadelphia, Dad’s funeral and the work we did clearing out their house, … Continue reading

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dumping out the brain

Still not convinced I’ve actually done my grieving on the whole dad thing. I just have this feeling someday I’m going to be ambushed by a major sobfest, because I atill haven’t done that and it seems wrong not to. … Continue reading

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