Three-ring circus

Oh yeah. Just the usual. The “floater” laptop has everything I need except for two apps. One I was able to download today but the latest version is so different than what I had that I am on a steep learning curve. But it did what I wanted it to do today. The other is a purchase and I’d rather wait until I know the fate of my Real Laptop to initiate that for the floater. But I’ve been beating up on computers since mainframes (and the Apple II+). I don’t know it all but…

I finally did get a call on my support ticket this afternoon. I was in the middle of a meeting and it was an unrecognizable number so it was a good thing I was occupied or I’d’ve prob’ly blocked it. But. After I got outta my meeting, there was an email from support and in it was the info that somebody left me a voice mail. And yes, there was a voice mail. He said [in a polite way] he was done for the day and so was I so I’ll call him in the morning.

And then there was the property tax confuddlement. DISCLAIMER: If there are any hostile lurkers out there (you know who you are), unclutch yer pearls and don’t getchyer panties in a bunch. I know when the taxes are due (next week). The problem is that the tax bill is down on the Planet Ann Arbor and I am here. Why? Because I fully expected to get back down to the Planet in August to mail the tax bill. I did not. I asked the GG to bring it up here. He told me it was already packed. It was not. He did happen to have a check. I thought I packed some checks but. I did not. I can’t pay these taxes online but I WILL GET THEM PAID. ON TIME!

Once. In my adult life. I lost track of what date we were on and mailed the Planet Ann Arbor taxes a day late. One percent late fee (I think). I blame my parents. The Planet taxes are due July 31. My parents were married either on July 31 or August 1 and there has always been family confusion surrounding those dates. I *think* what happened was that The Comm was supposed to arrive out in the southwest in time for a July 31 wedding but the train was usurped (in favor of service personnel) or whatever so she didn’t quiiiite get out there in time. Her dad missed the wedding but I think her brother Austin was there. He may have been stationed not too far away though.

Update on the proptax thing. The treasurer returned my email with an image of the tax bill and it’s not due until the 14th, which matched my expectations. So there’s time to mail it if I could just find an envelope around here… 🐽🐽🐽

2 Responses to “Three-ring circus”

  1. Margaret Says:

    It’s always something and fall seems to be full of bills. I lost track of my last packet of checks(in a messy cupboard), so I had to order more and am waiting on them. So far, there is only one bill sitting on my counter.

  2. Pooh Says:

    I believe there are envelopes in the old cabin. Probably on the windowsill by the yellow desk. (or on the yellow desk, if I moved stuff back after the jigsaw puzzle was done.)