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You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a Trader Joe’s

I have had at least 3 different friends recently tell me that I start at least half of my stories with, "So I was at Trader Joe's..." They're not wrong though. I LOVE TRADER JOE'S. Back in Ohio, I used to think that Trader Joe's was a luxury that only the wealthy could afford due… Continue reading You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a Trader Joe’s

Carol's Thoughts

Government Shutdown, A Rant

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been a victim of the government shutdown. It is quite unfortunate especially for me because I am a contractor and not a federal employee. I hear these federal employees complaining about not getting paid right now. The keywords are “RIGHT NOW” because eventually they will get back… Continue reading Government Shutdown, A Rant

Carol's Thoughts

TODAY WILL GO DOWN IN HISTORY

This morning I was initiated into the most exclusive club in the building. Hell, maybe the most exclusive club in the entire EPA: the Donut Club. Out of thousands of employees, only the persons with the most refined pallets, and who have the most extensive knowledge of these fried circles of dough are chosen. To… Continue reading TODAY WILL GO DOWN IN HISTORY

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I’m Giving up WHAT for Lent?? …Click to Find Out!!!

I never really give up anything for Lent. When I was little and we ACTUALLY went to church, our family did the whole “no meat on Friday” dealio so we would usually have like grilled cheese and other various meatless items. But as time wore on, we started to become more of a “Christmas-Easter” kind… Continue reading I’m Giving up WHAT for Lent?? …Click to Find Out!!!

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Looming Government Shutdown

So the government might shut down this weekend. This is nothing new though, the government threatens to shut down about every other week thanks to this administration. What that means for me is that I won’t be able to go to work for an uncertain amount of time AAAANNNDDD I don’t get paid.  Well, I’ll… Continue reading Looming Government Shutdown