Monthly Archives: September 2009

Kevin Skinner

OK, my roots are going to show. I am so overwhelmed to find out that Kevin won. That’s where I’m from. I didn’t know him but the young couple we’ve been helping is related to him and my family is from his neck of the woods; they probably know his … Continue reading

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Backwoods not backwards – health care (or insurance) system

“Employers choose the (health insurance) policy for (ordinary consumers [employees])…Our health care system is broken. Almost no one can afford health care without insurance…One answer is to increase the size of the pool.” Another answer is to… Continue reading

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Radiophones

Maybe I really am backwoodsmom. Turns out there was nothing wrong with our phone at all (we needed to get that corded phone replaced anyway); realized when trying to contact the phone company (which did no good, btw) that we didn’t hear the beepin… Continue reading

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Backwoods or Hood

Tried to post last night about latest trip up with all but lost it somewhere – may try again later. Suffice to say son and dil have wound up (at least for now – there’s another story in there) having left the backwoods for the hood – or so it seem… Continue reading

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Internet but no Phone

We don’t have true DSL (at least as I understand it); it still runs through our phone line. Our power went off in the night last night (not that I knew anything about it, sound sleeper that I am) but dh had a hard time of it what with his CPAP not… Continue reading

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Up the Road Again

Yes, one more time to get mom (and dad) and bring her back for her one-month post-op eye doc visit from her cornea transplant. Should be ( or at least was to have been) the last; he was to transfer her to a local doc at this but she wasn’t seeing … Continue reading

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Up the Road Again

Yes, one more time to get mom (and dad) and bring her back for her one-month post-op eye doc visit from her cornea transplant. Should be ( or at least was to have been) the last; he was to transfer her to a local doc at this but she wasn’t seeing … Continue reading

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