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Life with a 70 year old Roomie

April 14th, 2009 at 02:40 pm

Just letting you guys know my new roomie is settled in and a huge blessing. She fixed up my yard, cleaned up my garage, washes dishes, and snuggles the dogs. She also fixed the door on my oven.

She even likes my cooking!

And she enjoys everything. If we go for a ride, she is so observant - it turns going out to pick up perscriptions into a fun outing.

My taxes this year were $683 (at least I hope so, the IRS rejected my efile, so I might even have to pay more).

Take note--if you get a divorce, do not forget to change withholdings, cause the tax rates are different.

My goal on savings has really helped me to deal with emergencies and to get the most out of simple things.

My next goal will be to have a garden in the back yard. I live in the desert so I'm hoping to find a way to use grey water, etc. to keep the plants properly hydrated.

Thrift rules, but God rules even more.

7 Responses to “Life with a 70 year old Roomie”

  1. momcents Says:


    Amen! Glad your new roomie is working out. Have a Blessed Easter season!

  2. NJDebbie Says:

    I can tell that you are a really nice person and you're both lucky to have each other as roommates!

  3. Apprentice Bliss Hunter Says:

    Happy to see its working out for you both !! :-)

  4. whitestripe Says:

    wow, that is so nice of you to take her in. i am sure she appreciates your generosity and company very much. and it must be such a huge help for her to do those things for you too!

  5. nance Says:

    Did you end up having to give your deadbeat ex alimony?
    If so, that is so wrong!
    Glad you and your roommate/friend are having a good life together!

  6. miz pat Says:

    Thank you guys. I haven't heard back from the attorney on the alimony issue, but doing the extra savings has helped immensely, and I feel more capable of dealing with it.

  7. Pinky Says:

    Miz Pat,
    I love your blog I am checking it everyday, please update it. And please update "about me" because you are now happily divorced.
    Peace
    Pinky

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