I fell asleep in the early evening last night, and woke up bright eyed and bushy tailed at 1 am this morning. I didn't want this schedule, but it's what my body seems to want so I set to getting a blog put together for business. Thankfully another person helped me get a web site together yesterday, for which I was sincerely grateful.
I am now playing "tag" between conflicting web sites, blogs and twitter accounts ~ which is a wee bit frustrating.
By 5 am I had done more work than I managed to do all day yesterday, but I am still worried about finding temporary work until I can get the business up and running.
I stopped long enough to eat and start to write down the list of witnesses for the civil action in the 12th District Courts.
As the sun set bugs and flying insects appeared out of nowhere. I'm from the lower Rockies and we don't have these insects at such high elevation. Trying to figure out what species they are as they fly and crawl around was beyond my skill. I have no idea what bites or stings, beyond the ticks and fleas that get an immediate death sentence.
It would not be unrealistic to release a parody of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" .. replacing birds with "Bugs." The light I purchased that was supposed to deter flying insects attracted them. The package said that they wouldn't see it, but they did.. by the hundreds.
I love Missouri. It's glorious country. But I would like to go above 7,000 ft elevation to sleep each night. We don't get bugs up there!
A friend from Ruidoso contacted me and we discussed the wildfire and the horrendous damage done by the Little Bear wildfire. This is simply heartbreaking.
The Little Bear Fire, ignited June 4, has become the most destructive fire to homeowners in New Mexico's history, said Dave Shell, a public information officer with the Forest Service.
The previous record holder, the Cerro Grande Fire of 2000, burned 235 homes.
The Little Bear Fire has destroyed 242 residences or commercial buildings and 12 outbuildings, so far.
As of this morning the fire was 60 percent contained and had burned approx. 38,116 acres, according to New Mexico Fire Info.
The agency also reports area closures are the entire White Mountain Wilderness, and that portion of the Smokey Bear District south of US 380 to the Mescalero Apache Reservation boundary including a large area east and north of Ruidoso to the south boundary of the Fort Stanton Recreation Area.
Crews will begin burning out fuel inside the containment line north and west of Rio Bonito subdivision today. Burning will be accomplished by both ground and aerial ignition. The burnout is low intensity fire intended to consume understory vegetation, robbing the fire of fuel. Burnout has been employed on this fire with great success.
This operation will create a large volume of smoke this afternoon into late evening. Smoke will likely drift to the southeast. Burnout will continue for several days within the White Mountain Wilderness.
Activity on the remainder of the fire will consist of patrol, mop up, and chipping of slash. Release of excess resources continues, making these resources available for other assignments.
All subdivisions except Angus and Bonita Park are now open. Ski Run Road and Bonita Lake are open to residents only. Residents returning to their homes should be alert for fire vehicle traffic, and wet or damaged roads as a result of Sunday's storms.
Many residents of the community have expressed interest in making monetary donations to the firefighting organizations. Local fire departments should be considered first. Additionally, the following websites provide avenues for making donations: www.wffoundation.org, and www.redcrossnewmexico.org.
At 10 pm I was still on the computer, still putting ad's on-line and getting the business web sites linked up with the search engines. This has been a long day and I pray that the efforts I have put in will bear fruit very quickly..
There has to be someone related to Robert & Sylve Huckins must have some means to reach them, if it be Michael Huckins, Dr.Kenneth Ogilvie ( Diana Huckins? Dominic Huckins? Malcolm Huckins? ) or Patricia Ogilvie-Huckins and get them to return ALL of the money they stole from us so that I can buy a home and get our lives back. I am begging anyone in this family for help.
I don't believe I have EVER witnessed any none violent crime that can be as devastating as stealing someone's home. I am walking in Dorothy McKeevers footsteps, day by day, month by month, year by year.
Liam Griffin, I sat in your law office with two witnesses as you gave me your promise, your guarantee, that our money would be returned before harm came to us.
Patricia Ogilvie-Huckins you were present the day I signed contract with your son. You walked out of the kitchen with Sylve Huckins and your son introduced me to you. He told you that I was the British horse trainer he had told you about, the one he was going to build the home and barn for. Why didn't you say something? There may be a rational and reasonable explanation but I have spent over 3 years, homeless, not understanding it. I understand it even less knowing that though I was a total stranger, both Dorothy McKeever and Sally Canning you KNEW, and you knew what your son had done to them and others.
Dr. Kenneth Ogilvie, I contacted you and simply asked for a reference, not knowing that Robert Huckins was your cousin. Robert Huckins had just stolen over $30,000 from the domestic violence shelter, HEAL, yet everyone was trying to hide it. There was a history of stealing large amounts of money. $65,000 PLUS from Nancy Canning. $89,000 PLUS from Dorothy McKeever, $45,000 from Francis McKinney. The list just goes on and on and on.
Because of Robert Huckins I ended up paying $140,000 to be homeless.. sat in the cold, emotionally, physically and financially broke. In the middle of a recession, with no way to recover the stolen funds.Today Robert Huckins has his own home...
He also has OUR home.....
He also has a lot of people's money...
And his freedom.
Women are not banks or loan institutions. Women should not be the source of a retirement fund for people who don't want to do an honest day's work for an honest day's pay. Holding women hostage while playing with the judicial system, a horrendous game of cat and mouse extending YEARS, with the victims whose very homes, families and stability are in jeopardy is cruelty, as cruel as a physical beating. It is financial and emotional RAPE. Homelessness is not justice. It is a slow, painful death.
Please, I beg with everything I have within me, please convince Robert Huckins to stop this torture and return the building fund he stole from us so we too, can have a home.