Today’s Quote: “We do what we must, and call it by the best names.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Song: Jack The Stripper/Fairies Wear Boots
Artist: Black Sabbath
It seems like every year I’m hit by some sort of mini-disaster that threatens to push me off the ledge of bankruptcy into the abyss of utter poverty. Last year it was the furnace. This year it’s her van. This morning I took it into the shop for what I hoped would be a mere thermostat problem but that ballooned into a blown head gasket. They gave me an estimate of $2090 for the repair. Between my saving and checking accounts I have about $900. I qualified for a $1200 line of credit so I’m covered, just barely. I should be able to otherwise scrape by until the end of the month. Now I’ve got another monthly payment I can’t really afford but I guess I’ll have to deal with it the best I can. There must still be some small little pleasure that I can sacrifice. Is it bad karma or God’s will that I can never get ahead?