The Highs and Lows of Pay Day


Yes! Today is pay-day. I love pay-day. It’s wonderful to pull up my bank account and see that the money I’ve worked so hard for has dropped into my account and is just sitting there waiting for me to do something with it.

It’s beautiful!

Wait a minute…what the heck is that?! My balance has suddenly dropped! Who’s messing with my precious paycheck?!! Hm…looks like my automatic withdrawal for my car insurance. Yeah, that’s pretty important…better keep that. And what’s this? There’s something else that’s reducing the shiny loveliness of my paycheck…Hm…that’s the check that just went through from where I bought groceries. Something else I see next to my computer is this stack of paper that needs my attention. Hm. Lights, heat, house payment…I think there’s some kind of communist plot against my poor innocent paycheck. I mean, really, what did my paycheck do to deserve such abrupt decimation?!

Now, it’s no longer so much a glorious, shiny, new paycheck. It’s more like a dull, whimpering nub after all the abuse it’s taken already today.

Oh, but it was glorious while it lasted!

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About Sparrow
I am a 47 years young and the mother of two amazing young men, who've grown up and left me mostly an Empty-Nester. I write about what's going on in my little corner of the High Plains, or what happens to be crawling across my brain on a given day. Thank you so much for stopping by. Make yourself at home...through the magic of the internet, the coffee's always free and the doughnuts are fresh!

2 Responses to The Highs and Lows of Pay Day

  1. I had the same high/low today!

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