The day started out with a cold rain falling from dark overcast & gray skies. Figured it was a fitting day to go talk to our financial advisor. With the last few weeks & especially these past few days of economic insanity & the fact that our money is disappearing faster than a cold case of beer amongst a sweaty gang of construction workers on a hot summer day we figured we might as well hear about our own financial demise from a man who occassionally deals in such matters. Our money guy advisor spent an hour & half with us answering concerned questions & taking the time to explain everything. Lots of charts & graphs, lots of optimism on his part & of course, lots of pessimism on my part. Good news confirmed that two thirds of our investments are insured, although it may take until 2017 to recover that in a worse case scenario. I understood the words, "worse case scenario" because now he was talking about the world I generally live in. My mind normally gravitates to that geographic area whenever in doubt. Kelly had done her homework well & of course had all the right questions to ask. I'm glad she understands all that financial mumbo jumbo because the only question I probably would have had for the man was, "got any doughnuts?"
We did leave his office feeling better than when we went in & if we're careful we just might make it to the end of this wild roller coaster adventure & step off this whacky ride on the positive side of things.....eventually. In the meantime we're still hoping to continue with our Nov. 15 travel plans to the southwest. Wish us luck...............and send doughnuts:))
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