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I'm not cranky anymore but I am sleepy. I have a big thank you for someone. Pretty shocking as I turned my computer off last night to see an email that said I had been given a lifetime gift subscription from an anonymous benefactor who wished me Merry Christmas. My momma doesn't even give me a $100 gift for Christmas! All I can humbly say is thank you and I will pass the generosity on someway as I truly believe that what goes around comes around. Anyway, at my age I got up to go to the bathroom at 3 a.m. I always fall right back to sleep but it was different this morning as I kept tossing and turning wondering who did this incredible nice deed.

I only wrote the previous comment in Cranky Users because I was cranky about all the 99% here who would have trouble meeting the $100 right at Christmas. I thought it was inconsiderate to do this right at this particular time of the year. Personally, I literally just had a new roof put over my head because of all the ice dam damage from the previous winter. Twice within 90 days I have had to throw away all my food because of losing power during Hurricane Irene and Storm Alfred. My "three times a year tick spraying contract because I've had lyme disease" is due. Etc Etc. Anyway I won't bore you with any more details but as someone who would have scrapped up the money for the subscription someway, I can only imagine that a lot of people here would also have a hard time.

Thank you wonderful friend. I'll try to make you proud of me with my nice deed in turn. During my important 9:00 a.m. meeting this morning at a municipality that I have to run with my boss in attendance, I'll try to explain that I'm a little foggy because someone gave me a DK gift subscription and I couldn't sleep. I'm sure they'll all understand! :-)

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