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January 14, 2013

Karla’s Korner: Not Me

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy!

Not Me…

My son and I found ourselves glued to the television Friday evening watching A & E’s Parking Wars. As I flipped through the channels he noted that there are a lot of “wars” shows on and wondered why. My first instinct was to give him my classic “I don’t know” answer because I was tired and just wanted to sit quietly and escape from the realities of my own life to watch the realities of someone else’s. Trust me, after watching for a while I find myself thankful for the troubles I have. As we watched several episodes (4 to be exact) we came to the conclusion that somewhere somebody is parking peoples cars illegally thus causing them to get parking tickets because nobody would admit to doing it themselves. Quite often, the parking officer would get the blame; darn those parking officers! It amazes me at just how many people denied knowing anything about their tickets or unpaid citations. Maybe the police should launch an investigation and try to catch the parking bandit who causes all of these problems because these poor people have absolutely no idea how it all happened.Continue reading