Before I get into the forecast outlook, I want to say thank you to those who have sent along donations via VENMO, checks in the mail, as well as Patreon. I still have yet to hit 50% of what I need to pay the bills for 2023. The current deficit is about $1900 in order to cover expenses.
If you are new to what I do here, to this point, this operation runs solely on the contributions of those around the state and northeast who work, live, vacation, or have family here. I've been running on faith of funding from followers now for four years after footing the bills on my own for the first six. I wish I had time to fundraise through other means, but with a full time job, this, family, and life outside of that, I just don't have time to come up with gimmicks for money. Maybe that day will come, but for now, I need to work with the time I have and hope for the best. If you have yet to chip in, I would appreciate your help.
Speaking of time, I will be away Friday through Sunday as my wife and I escape for a pre-holiday get away. We'll be going away for Christmas as well. Since we have no family left, we're investing in time away together with our grown daughters rather than gifts, as the memories last longer than the material things do.
A rainy, windy Wednesday;