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   Oct 26

Paid Past Due Rent, Late Fees, and Lawyer Fees

I told my landlord I’d pay the past due and next month’s rent on Friday. Since I got my hardship withdraw check and it all was available today, I paid the past due amount, late fees, and lawyer fees. It saved me $20 (4 days at $5 a day for being late). To my daughter […]

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   Oct 24

Dreaming of Flowers

I remember when I would dream of buying flowers for my yard, building a vegetable garden, and what bench I would like to have in my backyard. Now I’d be happy to be able to have a day off from writing articles so that I can rake the backyard and trip the plants that I […]

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