Annnd the First Golden Acorn goes to Mary of Intuit! Part 1 of 2

Intuit, the best company. They have the best customer service gentlewomen. Mary and Penny turned an a serious rough patch in my day into glorious succccessss, Succcccesss, SUCCCCESSSS, haaapppinesss, and serious awesome. Yesterday, (for date reference 9/17/2013) about 3 pm I went to process a payment for coaching from my favorite client. When I signed into Intuit to process Michelle’s payment I got a message that requested me to register my account number. I did that and then it wanted my credit card processing information off of a terminal I do not have in my possession; nor, do I want a credit card processing terminal at this point.
I realized that oh, yeah this is about the application I put in back in April to add an online button to my website. I have had computer issues and missing email since April.
Random segway. SUGAR! and cafffine. I just polished off a hot chai tea soy latte from my local Star supplier where I write The Singing Tree and Throwing Down Acorns blog. The affect on me is that I am suuuuper Squirrrrely. So, for the past two weeks I have been living the clean life, the mostly raw and super light pescetarien, as I am working toward my end goal of living and thriving as a raw vegan. By the way thanks Christina for creating a video explaining cravings and what they mean to vegan eating and what I need to continue to thrive and be successful as a raw food aficionado.
Intuit had apparently sent numerous emails to contact me, so that I could provide bank information on the income of my business. Ah, I see the problem of not being able to set up internet payment inaction was on my side due to technology glitches in my computer. Obviously the payment button was not critical or I would have run down the issue like rabid famished squirrel after a ginormous acorn. Oh well, revelation complete. After a few seconds of mental observation and deductive review of the situation at hand.
Now onto the solution. The objectives on my call I had were first and foremost, complete my payment transaction, confirm that the request for information that was blocking my completing my transaction, and see about finally straightening out the internet payment request.
Segway again…. withdrawal from the first non natural sugar I have had I weeks. God, I need fruit sugars to ease this crushing dizzy headed brain sensation of fuggynezs that is a squeeze hat upon my head.
I have an Intuit Outlook contact log, so I go and open Outlook and find some Inuity contact goodness, who at the time I was having more of a

RasinFrakintyDurnInuit feeling toward, as I the process of attempting to get to the transaction page; I logged out of Intuit, closed tabs, open tabs, cleared cookies, cleared history, ran Spybot, immunized my computer, closed Chrome, opened Chrome and at many points logged into Intuit after logging out. Then after doing everything short of rebooting the computer, I called Intuit.
I had to deal with the auto solution correcting system, which had actually changed since the last time I called into Intuit. WHO KNEW the options actually change??? I was beginning to seriously think those please listen to all our options recorded messages, about our options have recently changed were there to get the impatient people to listen to All of the extensive laundry list of multi-tiered option. That observation is still, most likely a true statement of fact.
So, my preferred payment company is growing. Bully for them. MAYBE I should invest in their stock. I will have to investigate if they are a publicly held company. They sure do not act like it their customer service ladies are just to awesome at their jobs to be part of a public company!
After navigating the phone treee maze. I arrived in the telephonic presence of Mary. NOW let me tell you here and now I was in a rightsnittyfoulfumming mood when Mary came on the line. I was on my best behavior and explained how I need assistance. I further explained to Mary, that I believed that the message related back to an application for taking online payments and that I had abandoned all hope of seeing said resulting ability to take internet payment, though I would sure appreciate her looking into what happened to my request, apparently I come to find out back in April. Wow, a lifetime ago in 2013 time compression months! This has been the most jam packed PantsOnFireBusyas¡year that I have ever experienced. More relatives visiting again and again and again, more new people, more illness, and sadly a death of a family friend Charlotte Burgess.
I found my soul sister Jonnie Green. Where were you all my life woman? Oh yeah you had to ripen to the awesome you are now. Mwah perfecto!¡ More on her in another blog back to Mary and Penny women of awesome Intuit customer service.

Mary had me use Firefox and tried to get me to use the evil Internet Explorer to attempt to get me logged in to the payment site for Intuit. We closed tabs, re-cleared cookies, rebooted the computer. After her hanging with me through me mentally and mumblemuttering displeasure at not being to log in to the Intuit payment center. Mary finally managed to assist me in circumventing the login issue to get me into the area of Intuit where I could make payment. About two hours later I was IN! After all of that tough time consuming work I was ready to let Mary the Intuit techie goddess go on to her next wayward soul. INSTEAD Mary insisted she wait while I processed my payment.

2331Two heads are better than one! Then she transferred to Penny. Mary payed attention at the beginning of our conversation about how I thought that the weird issues and messages related to my request back in April to add online payments and how that never went through and that I had given up on ever seeing results from the request for that particular service from Intuit. Mary was not about to leave any issue that I had unresolved. I love you Mary!
You are one awesomeBadAs¡techieproblemuttkickingLadyofDivinepatience. Soooo, I HIGHLY endorse and recommend for all of your small business needs roaming about out in the world or online. Do not give PayPal another cent!
Contd. In the next squirrely post


Rolling an Acorn up Hill


I have not gotten out to roll my acorn around in quiet some time.

Thursday evening the Penguin and the Acorn Thrower went to the usual Star of Caffeine Tree to write.

I was so antsy to write that I began pushing the acorn up the hill of getting back into writing about the Singing Tree that the Penguin went to get petrol at the  gas mart.

I chittered on over a number of the topic I had written, upon when last The tree sang to me. I added a few new paragraphs and clarified some old songs.

I am happy to be hearing the Singing of the Tree again.

Many blessings from the acorn provider,

Acorn Thrower

Long Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away…


It was suggested that I not mention my glaring absence in posting by my husband.

Well that is nice and thank you for the recommendation my love.

However,  I have a need to weave a epic furry tail of why I have been not been squirrely these past while.

I have a furry tailed Idea.  ….

So, this has been how my life has been going  that has been keeping me from writing  on my book The Singing Tree and posting on Throwing Down Acorns.

The feeling is easily described by the most awesomely in the art of Tyler a deviant artist this shows my husband and i fighting off Nazis together he is the Wookie I am the squirrel.


My friends and allies have had my back fighting the good fight.

I even found a heart sister that I did not know had gone missing in the stream of life. Her name is Jonnie.

She gives me hope for all Christians everywhere walking the path of Christ and his love, but that is for another squirrel time news post.


Thanks to Frank Page who provided this drawing.

Yes, I have had many a day where all I wanted to do was put on a storm trooper helmet and hide my head.

I was trying to eat in peace when...

I had a lot of days when I felt like I was under assault while eating meals.

So, I put my phone on silent running. i.e. vibrate and mute to avoid my texting Fett.

Thus, I apologize  to all of the people from whom I missed telephone calls,

as I had my phone on vibrate and that did not always vibrate .


Some of my days and a  rare week felt like I was struggling against the dark forces.


So, I have had some vehicular issues.


I got a loaner while the millennium falcon was getting refitted.

Yeah, my loaner felt like a Tauntuan.

Not a vehicle which can make the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs.

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I had to make a stop over in the nearest star port to work on the hyper drive in the my scootmileniumfalcon,

so we can get her back up to top shape so she can continue making regular Kessel runs.

That was quiet a few credits to the Empire.


In between all of my squirrelly adventures I taught other people how to use the Force, accessed through Qi Gong.


Through lunch and dinner the Ewok continued to poke my phone.

Continued apologies for any additional missed calls.


Other things tried to storm the Rebel Alliance but were captured and detained.


Fet is working on trading her vehicle in for a better model, though she has been meeting resistance of her own making.


I used the squirrelly  force to help the Empire see clear to  help her acquire a  transport.

cool star wars photos at at troopers in the wild_thumb[4]


I and my fellow Jedi have trumped over the evils of the Empire.


I finally managed to have lunch and a weekend in squirrelly peace.

Chewbacca and I had a grand old time Labor Day weekend.

Most Squirrel Star Wars toy images are photographed and Photo-shopped by Bob on Thanks Bob!

May the Acorn be with you,

Acorn Thrower

Burning Squirrel


First, many chitters and thanks to it looks like Nivel for the flaming squirrel image.

Today was a double on fire day. Acorn Thrower broke down in to more manageable writing

segments from the  eleven page outline. Acorn thrower is yet to complete the process of

breaking out the out line in to easy to work with in a tablet length writing documents.

This squirrel did manage to add another fifteen pages of break out segments to be written

upon in the near future.  Acorn Thrower managed  to write most of three pages this

evening; mostly on the topic of the Sacred Fire. The other 3/4 page was on the sensation

of what it feels like to find the faith in which you feel at home.

Chittering On,

Acorn Thrower



HELLO my Nutty Squirelly followers,

Acorn Thrower needs some help adding a donate link

for the Throwing Down Acorns Blog.

The post from 4/2/13 was late because Acorn Thrower

was headed out from the big tree  to a secret squirrel get away.

This was  for her 14th anniversary.

On the way out-of-town Acorn Thrower

got cut off … blind spot… my fault, everyone fine in Nut up/fender tag of


Acorn Thrower has Acorn Mobile back after much nut polishing(and a $500 deductible)

This was clearly an unplanned expense.

Please post on the blog to contact me for help or if you know me personally please call.

Chitter on my Squirrels, Chitter on,

Acorn Thrower

My Favorite Squirrelly Perspective

Wisdom of THE FOAMY on the most important ISSUE of Today

Foamy on Gay Marriage and Religion (RATED R for language)


Thanks Johnathan for all your squirrelly rants!



Cats and squirrels should not generally mix,

but these two are on the same page.

I love the image (origin unknown, Thanks to the artist!)


Another brilliant image.

Rant on my Squirrelly Inspirator; Rant ON!,

Acorn Thrower

25 Acorns Dropped




I have in the acorn netting approximate page estimate now of 25 raw nut (pages).

I can see their polished potential!

The topic areas that I worked on were what Druids eat and Guide to the Path of the Wise.

(a.k.a. How to be the best Druid you can be summation)

I also worked on how the universe sees fit to teach us through events.

Thus granting a Druid acorns of transformative learning.