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Corby the Mechanic

Corby has spent the last few days fixing Kaitlin's truck. When she came home - or tried to come home - from work last Sunday, her truck kept dying. After buying the car repair manual and studying it, Corby determined it needed a new water pump, as well as fan motor? Of course, he had to go to an automotive store in DERBY to find the tool he needed, and $150 later, the truck seems to be running fine. Again, I make sure the kids understand that if we had to take it to a repair shop, they would be paying a lot more, so it's nice to have a dad who can do a lot of work on vehicles. Now, if we could only afford more tools and a diagnostic machine!

We also got rid of one vehicle today - sold the old Corsica! So now our "used car lot" is down to 6 vehicles with Brandon home. We are looking to get rid of the van too, so soon, we'll be down to 5, and then to 4 when Brandon heads back to K-State.

Ugh - the Jets just beat the Chiefs in OT! Not that it means anything. The Chiefs just sucked this year...

Brandon went and saw Sweeney Todd with his friend, Owen, last night. He said it was the best musical he'd ever seen. Sounded a little bit too bloody for me. I still want to see Alvin and the Chipmunks, and National Treasure. Maybe next weekend...

Better sign off. Corby cooked baked chicken, rice, biscuits and green beans for dinner, and the smells are calling me upstairs!


Chris said…
He cooks, cleans AND works on the vehicles? Sounds like you may have the perfect man, Linda! I'm so jealous.
Linda J said…
took me a long time to find him Chris! Hang in there!
Cowgirl said…
gosh... all this cooking corby does... i'm thinking you need to have a girls night with all of us bloggers over and he can prepare a feast for us. ;)
Linda J said…
sounds like a good idea cowgirl! I'll try to come up with a date and time!

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