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    The "Pauls" aren't easily confused, are they?

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    RESIDENT JEDI MASTER Stargazer's Avatar
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    I won about $500 in Vegas over the weekend. Of course, I lost about $200 of it before I left, but I still came out $300 up. That's a first for me. Sadly, my bills are calling its name.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Muduh;2193228;
    I got a bit of good news tonight. My grandson got his very first grades at college and he now has a 3.98 GPA. Pretty good, huh?

    That's Awesome- Congrats Muduh. I know you're proud!

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    WOO HOO way to go Stargazer!!! Its always nice to bring money home, isn't it???!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stargazer;2198824;
    I won about $500 in Vegas over the weekend. Of course, I lost about $200 of it before I left, but I still came out $300 up. That's a first for me. Sadly, my bills are calling its name.

    Way to go! It's always great to hear when people win in Vegas. Extra money is always a wonderful surprise.

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    Congrats Stargazer...my big slot machine win was... $20!

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    My sig. other likes poker in Vegas, but has only come out ahead when a plane flight forced a departure before all the winnings could be lost again.
    And the good news about that is that we live far, far away from Vegas, so these trips are pretty rare!

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    Hubby FINALLY got a job today. After 6 weeks. The pay is a LOT less than he was making, so its not the greatest, but its something while he continues to look for a better position in management. He's not in management currently with this job. BUT his 82nd Airborne experience got him this job and he didn't want to put it on his resume. But his boss was also in the 82nd and that's what got him hired. I say, if it works, go for it.

    That coupled with my beloved Gators winning the national championship last night are good news indeed. 2 out of 3 is not bad. Especially on the job front. Now we need to tally up expenses, loans, etc. and make up a budget to pay everyone back, get our billls paid and what all.

    the 1 our of 3 is that my fibromyalgia and my interstitial cystitis are in full flareup at the moment. Went to the dr. this morning, to another this afternoon and a 3rd tomorrow. All specialists that are trying to treat me so I can function. I've been so bad the last few days I can barely get out of bed.
    I need to be working, but the dr. this morning told me that she doesn't know how I could be working in my condition and have I considered applying for disability. I really don't want to do that. But this is the Good news thread and we definetly have some good news finally to report.
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    Signed, Sealed, Delivered prhoshay's Avatar
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    Congratulations, Hubby!!!!
    "...each affects the other, and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one." - Mitch Albom, one helluva writer.

    When you throw a rock into a pack of dogs, you know which one you hit by the one that yelps!

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    FORT Fogey Pyramid Solitaire by Disney's Tangled Champion combatcutie's Avatar
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    myrosiedog, that is great news. I'm so happy for you guys.

    Also, I was happy about Florida winning last night too.
    I can only please one person a day, today is not your day and tomorrow doesn't look good either

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