About mid-November DH had his hours cut in half. He is a PhD. civil engineer who contracts all of his time with a defense contractor. Our house is paid for, our cars are paid for, and the only debt we have is our Costco AMX card which we use as a checking account and pay it off every month. Hey, if they are going to give me money back I'll take it. With this slash in income DH says it is a great time to see if we can live on what he now makes because that is the amount he planned on retiring on. OK, but does that mean I have to cut my quilt budget in half? This may be painful.
But that is not the reason I am telling you all of this. Today someone hit our car in a parking lot and then left no information. Our insurance has a $500 deductible and the total repair will be about $750. Nice time to be forking out 500 smackers. Speaking of which I would love to smack the other driver. Not really, but I can dream can't I?