taxes suck

So I’m sitting here and I’m supposed to be finding out various things about my little candle business so my mom can do our taxes. I think mainly she needs to know how much I spent last year and how much I made. I tell you right now, it’s in the red!
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I must be getting old!

Last night we went out to Applebee’s and then on to Walmart. At Walmart, we were paying for our stuff and I specifically remember thinking how young the cashier looked. I figured he couldn’t be more than 15 or 16. Then I moved up the line and saw that he was wearing a wedding ring!

Wow I must be getting old if people who are old enough to be married are looking like kids to me!

St. Louis Pictures III

After the other two locations, we got back in the car and drove down to the bottom of the Muny.

These are the pictures we took there, including a couple of “extra” shots I took.

So what do you think?

Sheila & Sarah at the Muny Sheila at the Muny Sarah and Sheila at the Muny Sarah and Sheila at the Muny Sheila at the Muny Sheila at the Muny Sarah at the Muny Sheila at the Muny Sheila at the Muny Sheila at the Muny Sarah at the Muny Geese at the Muny Geese at the Muny The Muny Pond The Muny Pond Sarah at the Muny

Never Forget

World Leaders Mark Auschwitz Liberation

By VANESSA GERA, Associated Press Writer

BRZEZINKA, Poland – As candles flickered in the snowy, winter gloom, world leaders and Auschwitz survivors Thursday remembered victims of the Holocaust on the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp.

The ceremony, which opened with the recorded rumble of an approaching train, was held on the spot where new arrivals were brought in by rail to the vast camp and put through “selection” — meaning those few who were deemed able to work were separated from the rest who were taken immediately to the gas chambers. (more…)

St. Louis Pictures II

Vandeventer Place & Fountain After the Jewel Box, we just walked around the park a little bit, snapping photos wherever. First we ended up at this little structure that was named Vandeventer Place. Not sure what exactly it was (other than a bunch of columns) but it must have had something to do with the 1904 World’s Fair, I’m sure. Maybe it was a musicians’ stand or something. ;-)

Anyway, here are the pictures from there and just beyond there… I probably won’t post any tomorrow as it’s FFAF, and maybe not until Tuesday when I get to rollover into February. ;-) There are a considerable amount of these more than the last batch and I’m not cropping down the vertical ones (too hard with these) so you’ll have to click “more” to see the photos. :-D (more…)