Holy buckets! Let’s burn stuff!!!

You can see a dark brown area to the right and low in the photo.

That was an 8×10 carpet square.

Does that show you how big my burn pit has gotten?

I’m burning this Saturday night. You are welcome to join us….

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I’m zausted……..

My daughter had a catering gig on Saturday night, so Gary and I babysat.

Lennox will be 6 in January.

Jules turned 5 last May. (another Granddaughter come to play with her cousin)

Aubree was 4 in July. (Same things…Jules sister)

And Willa is almost 9 months now.

I’m just gonna let that sink in for a few.


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<insert whistling here>


<Insert a yawn or two here>


Ya. Now you know why I’m so tired.

But then I get this. They both fell asleep on me. Turned away from each other. Lennox rolled in his sleep first. Then Willa stretched and threw her hand back.

Look where they ended up…..


So precious…..

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Friday Five

1) OMG…The damn FRUIT FLIES are bountiful this year! Everywhere I go , there they are!!

2) This is what I saw driving to work today. I thought it stunning. I have no idea what phenomenon caused this but WOW.resized_20191011_081806_3534.jpeg

3) Let loose and had some fun last night. See the slide show. LOL!!

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4) I have a guy that just contacted me on Instagram. From Australia, (or so he claims) living as an American in North Carolina, yet speaks like he is from the Mideast. Uh huh. Like I’m going to let him into MY life.

5) Funny Wine Guy. Remember him?? He’s been contacting me a bit lately. Wonder what his agenda is………………..*sigh*

Heading to the Homecoming Football game tonight. So if you stop by? I won’t be here. LOL!!

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A resolution to that phone call……………..?

First I sent them a copy of my blog. And added the following,

How to Remove a Name from a Mortgage Without Refinancing
If you want to remove a name from a joint mortgage loan, whether it is your name or the name of your co-borrower…

Question: How do I remove a name from a mortgage when the joint owner dies?
Community Answer: Take the original or a copy of the death certificate to your mortgage holder and update the information so that it is no longer jointly held, but retain the rest of the information as is. They will try to tell you to refinance, but it is not needed.

Quicken Loans has a copy of David’s Death Certificate. Several I think. I am attaching ANOTHER copy to this email.

I am MORE than a little tired of going through this kind of phone call every few months with the empty promises I continually get. Yes, I say empty because EACH time I am promised QL will remove his name from all correspondence………and that never happens.

I need this rectified immediately. It has been suggested that I call with Wisconsin State Attorney General, the BBB, and to speak to an attorney regarding civil damages to me for hardship this heaps on me every time QL calls with this refinancing. I do not want any more calls regarding refinancing.

I do not need to refinance to remove my late husband’s name.


Hello Susan,

Thank you for reaching out. We sincerely apologize for any frustration or sadness speaking to another one of our team members caused. I can definitely understand where you are coming from, and I can assure you that these kinds of actions are not what we are about here at Quicken Loans. I have notified our Executive Office of your concerns, so they can look into this matter further.

A member of our team will be following up with you no later than 9:00pm EST this evening. Please let us know if you have any further questions or concerns at all. Thank you, and have a great day!


{So the Asshats call me AT WORK on my cell not 10 minutes after I get this email. I replied to them PLEASE do not call me on my cell at work! Call my cell after 8pm CST tonight.}

Then I get this email:

My name is J**** B**** with the Quicken Loans Sr. Research team. I was asked to reach out in regards to your concerns with the communication that you had with us. I want to apologize for the frustration that we cause when we call you and do not have the correct information about your account and who is listed on that account, I can’t imagine how that must make you feel.

I wanted to let you know that we have removed all contact information from receiving marketing calls and calls to refinance. We also show that the current loan and documents do only come in your name.

If you have any issues or concerns moving forward, please reach out to me directly via email or by phone at ***-***-****.

Thank you,


Then why am I constantly told I have to refinance to take my late husband’s name off the loan? This is not true. One does not have to refinance to remove a deceased spouse’s name. You have NO idea how painful that is.


I do not have any idea how painful it is and I hope that by removing any marketing communication it will alleviate the pain that us calling and discussing this causes you.

But, all of the loan documents that we mail out will show just your name.

If you have questions, please let me know.


So apparently they have FINALLY gotten it. Altho I’m not sure.

Every time I have to deal with something that was supposed to be taken care of, it just opens that pain up fresh.

And you do NOT have to refinance to take a deceased spouse off a title. That is a lie and they cannot do that. Spread the word…………

Nick and Sue benefit

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