Monday, February 23, 2015

Income Tax

The ERJ family is in the throes of Income Tax preparation.  Our efforts to simplify our lives is starting to pay off.  For the most part we go to one drugstore and donate to a very small number of charities. 

We still get cold calls from charities.  I am sure Mrs ERJ is on a list as a soft touch.  I am not the only person who recognizes that she is an extraordinarily generous person.

So far, my favorite charity is "Pretty Good Charity".  We did not donate to them but I applaud their modesty. The fellow on the phone was most engaging.  PGC collects donations and disbursesthose funds to other charities (the caller was unable to tell me the names of those charities) that meet their Pretty Good criteria.  After, of course, deducting a processing fee. 

I believe they have a branch that solicits funds from people with traditional Jewish last names.  They go by the name "Chutzpah Charity".

In lieu of actual content I will post a picture

Sunrise.  -17 Fahrrenheit.  Smoke from a neighbor's wood burner trapped by multiple inversions.  I apologize for the crappy photo.  Fuji has yet to develop an autofocus function that works on haze.

3 comments:

  1. Yep, those folks are out there every day preying on the unwary... damn them...

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  2. Yep, those folks are out there every day preying on the unwary... damn them...

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  3. At -17F, I wouldn't be able to think, much less post. Nice photo, hough.

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