February 03, 2023
Good morning crew,
I have set myself up for quite a weekend. The wife's birthday is next week, so Sunday evening we're having dinner downtown at the kind of place that has actual linen table cloths and wine that doesn't have a screw top.
Saturday afternoon we have an appointment with our tax girl, and she doesn't provide her services for free. And finally next Monday afternoon I have a doctor's appointment.
So I'm pretty much going to be doing nothing but writing checks for three days.
It's like the perfect storm.
Laugh it up,
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