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The past few days have been warm, but not warm enough to surrender to air conditioning! I finally got one reasonable utility bill and would like to get another one of the same [or less] in succession! After the brutal sub-zero days of winter (which weren't very long ago), it's  a shocker to go to 80+ days.

I won't say much about Karen's situation with getting much-needed surgery, because the matter lies in the hands of professionals in the insurance and legal communities. I will say for the record that I don't think that the insurance company hasn't been all that great to deal with-- and I'll leave it at that. It bothers me greatly to see her suffer so much for so long because people are more interested in $$$ than they are in doing what is right. Perhaps this will soon be resolved. However long it takes to be resolved in a just manner, so be it. We are in it for the long haul, if necessary. But I remain hopeful that this will be resolved relatively soon (compared to the crazy amount of time this has gone on).

It's been good to get out in the yard and do a little work on the flower beds, shrubs and lawn. Such things are not "chores" when you really enjoy them.

From Summer 2012

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