By nature, I am a DIY person. When my husband started his business, I assured him that I could take care of the books. I was working on a degree and had taken an introductory accounting course. Unlike many of my peers, I had enjoyed the class. The chance to put my education to practical use seemed like a lot of fun. It was. I even did the taxes, supplementing my knowledge with a two-day class in tax preparation for small businesses. Read more »
“The shortest distance between two points is a straight line” GrandmaG said sagaciously. “So why are you insisting on a right-angled route?” (140)
How low can you go?
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These posts were getting quite long, so I have started posting a link to next week’s photo instead of the photo itself.
Photo for Monday, August 29th.
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Posted on August 27, 2011 4:06 pm under General
While I’m not fond of winter, I occasionally find myself dreading warm weather. No sooner have daffodils pushed their way through the earth, than we are besieged by a plethora of salespeople. Kids selling candy for their sports team, missionaries selling their brand of faith and hoards of earnest looking consultants selling their home security systems. Read more »
Fifteen years before, world-renowned director, Charles Clement, had come to this rural location to shoot a film. He left with a scrawny orphan. Under his loving guardianship, Gabrielle lost her shyness and transitioned from an illiterate child to a respected pediatrician.
After Charles’ death, Gabrielle is the only heir to his fortune, including several mansions and her childhood home. Why had Charles bought it? Gabrielle feels compelled to return.
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