Last summer, in the middle of August, my daughter Fin brought home a cocoon she had found on the way home from school. When you held it in your hand it buzzed, so clearly we had to do something with it. We knew it was a moth, but really had no idea what to expect. [...]
With the deadline for filing all federal, Ohio and local tax returns extended to July 15, my workload has shifted quite a bit, and I have had some unexpected family time. Generally this means coming home "early" and sitting on the couch and watching TV with my girls until I can go to bed without [...]
He's had waaaaay to much to drink. (Photo credit to Colleen KC. Happy now???) Stay safe, everybody.
Ever since I accepted the fact that I needed to have a website in order to exist in this modern world I have wanted to have a DogBlog. I love my clients, and I love critters, and my clients love their critters, and I wanted to have some fun. One person did tell me it [...]
Much to my surprise the same topic has come up several times already this year in my office. A client is getting a big bonus or commission at work and the Man is going to take most of in taxes. My client's co-workers are tell them to make that one paycheck "tax exempt" or "you'll [...]
I was cleaning out some stuff and I found this picture again. I think I must have gotten it from this Wired article from 2014. This is baby jumping peacock spider and it is just adorable. Here is a very fun peacock spider video: DANCE!
Will you join me for the OSCPA Tax Season Fitness Challenge? Updated for 2020! Let’s go! Check your Fitbit! Aim for 275 steps per day. Keep your energy up. Seven to ten cups of coffee should do it! Getting a good meal is so important. It’s easy to eat at your desk if you stock [...]
I have goldfish in my office. These goldfish have a long and storied history. These goldfish have seen so much love, drama, death, and beauty their tale could rival a Russian novel in length. Ask me about my goldfish. The Primary Goldfish is named Bill Jr. He’s a daredevil! Just like his old man. And [...]
My grandmother loved lighthouses. She visited them and made beautiful needlework of various lighthouses on the Great Lakes and Outer Banks. There were little lighthouse tchotchkes around her home. There was probably lighthouse wallpaper somewhere. My husband and I have visited a number of lighthouses in Ohio, North Carolina, and California. At some point, I [...]