Aetna reverses its decision

My insurance company, Aetna, which denied a $10,000 medical claim last year, has finally reversed its decision (after my second appeal) and decided to "process the claim" again.  Woo-hoo!  Let's see how it actually shakes out, though, before I get too excited.

Pets still looking for their families

After the Nashville flood, many pets are still homeless.  In our neighborhood someone put up a sign saying they'd found a lost dog.  I called to mention that one of their neighbors had lost two dogs, maybe this was one of those.  She called back and said, no, it wasn't, but she was surprised no …

My civic duty

It was a couple of days ago now, but I guess I should mention that I performed my civic duty on Tuesday.  No, I didn't just vote, I actually worked the polling precinct.  I was a Precinct Registrar!  That's the person who looks you up in the Poll Book, checks you off the list and …

Birther Update — May 16, 2010 (pt 2)

I also read the story at WorldNetDaily, which is just as disappointing as the affidavit.  Its core thesis, which is stated repeatedly, is that said SSN# must have been obtained fraudulently since Obama had NO connection, particularly no family connection, to the state of Connecticut:  http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=152773 Except, of course, that his dad lived there.  Wups!  DARN those fifth-column journalists!  Can't even …