Saturday, March 14, 2009

The purge continues...

Jody and I don't have a lot of stuff, especially compared to the average family. This may have to do with the Navy moving us every 2 years! :) But wow, there's more and more stuff that we need to get rid of, and Jody is donating, craigslisting, recycling, trashing, and putting to the curb everthing and more. That's great, and she's taken to heart my advice to get rid of everything, and then get rid of half of what's left. We're getting close to the move date, and we're both excited to get to Washington.

Oh yes, and thanks to the IRS repaying on their very hefty interest-free loan (a.k.a. our tax return), we should be all set now in spite of tenants leaving. I still find it interesting how our parish thinks our property value in Slidell increased by 225% (yes, 225%!) given the current economy. And unlike most rational local governments, they put no cap on the subsequent tax increase. Thanks to St. Tammany Parish for the hook-up- assholes!