Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Peat Moss

Well, this can't be good. My wife has lost her wallet.

Fortunately, there was hardly any cash money in it.

Unfortunately, there was a credit card.

Fortunately, she didn't keep anything in it with her Social Security number on it.

Unfortunately, she had a note with one of our bank account numbers written down. (And she can't remember which account. Eeep!)

Fortunately, she still has a Passport to provide bonafide personal identification.

Unfortunately, she has to recreate with various and sundry state and local agencies every single thing that was in that wallet.

Fortunately, no one seems to have done anything goofy or illegal with her identity.


This reminds me to remind you, if you haven't done it recently, make an inventory of everything in your wallet or billfold - keeping it somewhere besides in your wallet, o'course - so that you have a ready list of what needs to be replaced or canceled should something like this happen to you. And update it every so often.


A woman went into a hardware store to purchase a bale of peat moss. As she finished writing a personal check for the purchase, she said to the clerk, "I suppose you will want some identification with this."

The clerk replied without hesitation, "No, ma'am, that won't be necessary."

"How come? asked the woman.

"We haven't met a crook yet who needed to buy a bag of peat moss."

[Pastor Tim's Cybersalt Digest]


WORDS for YOUR WEEK: "There is much in the world to make us afraid. There is much more in our faith to make us unafraid." (Frederick W. Cropp)


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