Wednesday, October 1, 2008

CFL discounts in Michigan!

Just heard a piece on NPR that Meijers, Menards and Kroger stores in Michigan are going to start offering cfl bulbs at a discount! It is part of a new energy initiative package sponsored by our government. Bulbs that usually run about $3.00 will be priced at $1.00 starting today! This is great news - I still have a few more I want to install as part of my monthly goals. Let's see just how low I can get that energy bill, shall we?

Hopefully later today or tomorrow I will go through my monthly goals for September. I will say one thing - I have done a lousy job of tracking my spending. Abysmal! Well, there is only one thing to do for it - do a whole lot better in October.

The other thing I can do is try to recapture as much information as I can through my bank statement. It won't be perfect since it doesn't have cash transactions, but I don't have many of those anyway.

There have been some good things this month, like my new website, and some bad things, like my run in with the deer. What can you do when life feels a bit like roller coaster - other than hang on and wait it out?

It would be nice to see somethings settle down, to get more of my income regulated so it isn't such a crap shoot, but I guess I have to pay attention to the important things - I have a roof over my head, food on my table, clothes on my back, and incredibly supportive network of friends and family and a job I can rely on. That's far more than a lot of people can say.

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