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Sun Dec 2, 2012, 12:18 AM

41. Update: 12/1/12

Water bill came in a couple of days ago and my consumption was 400 gallons. Water department rounds up usage to the next 100 so I used 300 something gallons.

Gas bill came in today and it's $40 and change for November. I was hoping on less but I've been feeling run down for awhile, not doing much, and have had the heat up during the day longer then I used to.

Thankful that all the outside projects got done before the snow came. It's been cold for the past few days but it's warming up again. Supposed to hit 55 by Tuesday or Wednesday.

I'm still crushing cans and cutting up papers. Not much left with the cardboard and papers anymore as I took care of much of it around the house and in the garage earlier.

Was feeling quite a draft by the living room door which goes to the outside. Pulled the trim and I saw the problem. No insulation at all between the rough frame and door frame. Air was just blowing thru the gap with the trim off. Put in insulation and put the trim back in place. No noticeable draft anymore but I imagine all the old windows in the house are the same way. So, replacing the 11 old windows will be a priority.

Ex wife gave me the office desk and bookcase. Place is starting to look less of a bachelor pad!

Money situation is getting better as each month passes. I should have more left in the account this month when the SSDI arrives then I did last month and certainly more then the month before that. And that's with giving my ex $150 to pay for Thanksgiving dinner.

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