11. April 2009 · Comments Off on Oh Well, Never Mind · Categories: Ramble

I didn’t do anything with our taxes today. I just can even fathom opening up the box of stuff to go through it again. I’ve actually done much of the work. We are being hit hard, due to my teaching income. The thought of how hard is why I’m ignoring the inevitable. And the inevitable might be turned into an extension. We’ll see.

I am not going to do taxes next year without help. Dan and I have talked about it and he agrees. It’s just too darn much. So we’ll probably take the stuff to someone. We’ll have to find someone who knows about musicians, to be sure.

So tonight I’m watching the Giants play. So far it’s not looking good. Sigh. Is it another year of the same old stuff? I wonder. I was so hopeful.

Looking down at my stocking clad feet I see holes in both socks. Oh well. Never mind those either.

11. April 2009 · Comments Off on Two Students & Taxes · Categories: Ramble, Videos

Today is the day. I simply must finish up my mom’s taxes as well as ours.

Hers? Pretty darn easy. Doing them makes me realize how some folks have it so different than those of us who freelance, teach privately & have multiple W-2s. Needless to say, I’ll start by finishing hers and save the “fun” for last.

First it’s two students, though.

… and the back? Well, it’s not completely better yet, but I really do think it’s on the mend. The pain is now migrating to my right leg. I’m guessing this has something to do with how I have to walk gingerly and all. If it’s not better by Monday I really do hope to get in to see the doctor; I have a window of time from about 11:00 to 3:00. Surely they can squeeze me in …?

Meanwhile, I do want to focus a bit more on this holy season. So here’s something I’ll share for now: