Monday, September 8, 2014

Good Fortune



I love a good fortune -- you know, something about the future and not one of those wise sayings like you are full of integrity and joy, a pleasure to behold. I got the above one in my fortune cookie last night, so I'm waiting here for any day. I sure hope the thirteen separate notices of action that I got yesterday from Medi-Cal, denying all the components of Sophie's wheelchair (and each notice of action was accompanied by a State Hearing Request Form in a separate envelope and each envelope had a $.44 stamp on it, which means there were 26 sheets of paper, thirteen envelopes and $5.72 of postage) won't become my "good news," when we finally get that wheelchair (and we will get it in this lifetime, I imagine). I'd prefer a book deal, a windfall or instant fitness.

It actually rained here a bit this morning as I was driving home in the wee hours from Henry's school. The drops were plops, really -- the fall more pathetic than robust, but, hell, it's a start! Good fortune for the earth in southern California.

Good fortune to you today, too!

5 comments:

  1. It is plopping drops here as well. Not very robust at all but a pleasant sound.
    May good fortune be yours and show up ASAP.
    I'll be staying tuned to hear about it.

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  2. I recently gave up my usual prayer for "a more peaceful life" in favor of "May I be kind and RETAIN MY SENSE OF HUMOR through this crazylife" since, apparently, at least with the kids I have, that whole peaceful thing's not so likely. That said, LOVE how you retained your sense of humor here, Moon. It will happen!
    Love,

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  3. Do you ever wonder why you don't break out into mad fits of uncontrollable laughter at the absurdity of the bureaucracy you witness? Isn't it a wonder that you are not crazy in the streets, just from the waste of paper alone. Lord have mercy.

    Wishing you more rain and less bullshit. xo

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  4. Fuck that 5.72 worth of postage. Idiots.

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  5. OK so the saying around here goes that after reading your fortune from a fortune cookie you are supposed to add the words "in bed" at the end of it. So perhaps this IS good news, no?

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