Monthly Archives: October 2010

Unexpected Touches

A very good friend of mine who has been fantastically supportive over the last year has, during some of my most difficult times, sent me a wonderful quote that has helped me summon more fortitude than I would have been able to otherwise.  It goes like this:  “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think” – Winnie the Pooh.  What a perfect thing to say.  Today, during a trying time for her, I thought I would return the favor.  Making sure I got the quote just right, I asked The Googles.  Oh, boy.  I found my friend was only quoting half of what Mr. Pooh was saying.  The rest took my breath away. Continue reading Unexpected Touches

Chase Bank and IOLTA Accounts

It’s alarming to me but true.  One of the most frequently-searched phrases that brings visitors to this site is some combination of the phrases “chase bank”, “iolta account”, “estate.”  Therefore, for those who quite possibly are in need of a summary of my experiences with Chase Bank, I’m going to re-tell the whole story in a single post, simple and to the point. Continue reading Chase Bank and IOLTA Accounts