April 25, 2005


--For Direct Deposit! I checked the bank account over the weekend, and found that our ever-efficient federal revenue agents had given me back my money!


So, in a manner similar to Slim Pickens riding down his atom bomb--wild-eyed and full of vim--I managed to find us a new mattress (which I am going to have to go pick up from the warehouse today, so Possumblog will only be broadcasting for another three hours or so) AND managed to FINALLY, SUBTLY, drop the hint to Miss Reba about my "I'm A Moron" Project, which she thought was OKAY! (Of course, I couched it in terms of it being the "I'm A Genius" Project--no use taking any chances.)

SO, not only do I have to go pick up a mattress set, I ALSO have to swing by Tallapoosa Street today and go look at this. It was more or less a fluke find--I have been keeping an eye on E-bay just to know how much these are going for, and then this one popped up and coincidentally the guy works here in town, so I can go look before I bid. I may be a moron, but I'm not stupid, you know. Well, not a lot, anyway.

Other stuff? Let's see...yep. There's more alright. I'll get to what I can, and then we might have to get the rest of it tomorrow.

Posted by Terry Oglesby at April 25, 2005 08:18 AM

I just checked and we got our money that the government has been holding on to for us interest free for the past year returned to us on Friday. We don't actually have any "I am a Moron" projects in the works at the moment, but we do have some home improvement items that need consideration.

I hope you enjoy that new mattress.

Posted by: Jordana at April 25, 2005 08:41 AM

Well, the mattress isn't really mine--I'm just allowed to use it. And get it up the stairs.

Posted by: Terry Oglesby at April 25, 2005 09:14 AM

Hey Terry, can I borrow some money?

Posted by: DaveH at April 25, 2005 09:29 AM

I though possum types didn’t believe in direct deposit?

Posted by: jim at April 25, 2005 09:50 AM

I'm sorry, Dave. I can't do that.

And Jim, I figure I might as well give in--especially since it facilitates cementing my position as a moron.

Posted by: Terry Oglesby at April 25, 2005 09:53 AM

What kind of mileage does one of those things get? The Dodge is beginning to look like a thirsty sort of beast.

Posted by: Larry Anderson at April 25, 2005 10:36 AM

I reckon you're not talking about the mattress, right? I have no idea as to the car--given that I am a moron, I would be the one person in the US who gets only half what they're supposed to get. But why are YOU asking ME!? I should be asking YOU! You're the one who's had one and refused to talk me out of considering it! BAD LARRY!

Posted by: Terry Oglesby at April 25, 2005 10:39 AM

You know full well that if you had been wanting to be talked out of it, you would have asked Janis or Jordana not me, a known caraholic.

Posted by: Larry Anderson at April 25, 2005 10:54 AM

Watch out for those E-bay auctions. You think you're getting a killer price, then someone pulls the rug out from you with a few minutes left in the bidding. Maybe with a car it won't be so bad, though Lady Spud has been outbid like that before on some books for homeschooling.

It looks pretty clean, so hopefully there won't be any big surprises after you drive it off. Would you call the car color Crimson Tide? That way you could Roll Tide every time you drive it.

Posted by: MarcV at April 25, 2005 11:09 AM


And Marc, I know what you mean--I have bought stuff before on there, but I'm not so addicted to this one that I would be upset if someone else gets it. I'm only going to pay what I'm going to be able to pay.

And it's NOT crimson!

Posted by: Terry Oglesby at April 25, 2005 11:27 AM