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Old 09-11-2008, 06:41 AM   #21
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I wonder what happened to the woman with the family farmland to divvy up.. hope she's doing ok.

Walt, glad your FIL is accepting of the move. You're really to be commended for taking on all that work.

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Old 09-11-2008, 07:01 AM   #22
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In case anybody was wondering whether I caved in and spent my "unclaimed property" check for $4460.50, or put it into my nestegg, here's the breakdown:

$1065.72 (24%) was spent on technology (see below)
$596.55 (13%) was spent on my half of our evacuation expenses
$2798.23 (63%) went to my nestegg

Technology acquired included a new Dell desktop computer, a snazzier wireless router to replace the one that broke, and a new color laserjet printer.

LBYM? What's LBYM? Oh well. It was unexpected money so I decided to spend a little.

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Old 09-11-2008, 10:09 AM   #23
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