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Fair to middlin' weekend

I went out for drinks after work on Friday with my friends Vickie and Becky. We had a wonderful visit. Can't really post what we talked about, but suffice it to say that some ears at work might have been burning!

Brandon went to see The Dark Knight late Friday night with some friends. He thought it was really good, but said it dragged in a few places. Otherwise, I am hearing excellent reviews about it, so I think Corby and I may go see it next weekend. I'd also like to see Mamma Mia - I love Pierce Brosnan!

Yesterday we made a trip to the farmer's market at 21st & Ridge. We got some of the BEST tomatoes we've ever had. Our tomato plants bombed this year, except for the cherry tomatoes. We also picked up a loaf of Oat Bread from Delano Bakery. YUM! And it's healthy too!

After visiting mom on Saturday, we stopped by my brother and sister-in-law's house. Corby had replaced their garbage disposal over a month ago, and there was a problem with their dishwasher draining, so we stopped to see if he could fix it. Two hours later he had it fixed. It shouldn't have taken him so long, but...he got so frustrated at one point that I made him take a break (and that took me a while since he's SO STUBBORN!), but once he took the break he found the problem and had it fixed in about 10 minutes! We did some grocery shopping at "Brandon's" Dillons - well - the one he works at anyway - 21st & Maize. They have WAY TOO MANY employees! You can hardly get through the store because there are so many employees asking if they can help you find something. I realize they just re-opened as a "Marketplace" store, but my gosh, maybe they should curb the hiring and cut the prices!

We rented College Road Trip and watched it last night. You all know about my love for all things OSMOND! This movie was really cute! Martin Lawrence played Raven Symone's overprotective father who was ushering her to Georgetown for a college tour. Donny played a father who was doing the same with his daughter, and they met up on the road. Donny played a way DORKY squeaky "out there" father, but it was funny! We enjoyed it - especially the pet pig who got into coffee beans in the trash can and then went wild! Not a deep movie, but a cute one!

Today has been the usual clean house - do laundry day! We did run to Office Depot this morning and got a great desk for Brandon since he's living in an apartment this school year. It was on sale for $49 and has a place for his stereo on an upper shelf and slots for CD's, etc. We'll leave it in the box (easier to move) and Kaitlin will put it together when we get to Manhattan. She's our "putter-together" gal! She loves that kind of stuff! We are getting together with Brady (his roommate) and his parents tomorrow night to go over what they need for the apartment, what he has, what Brandon has, and what they still need to get. The best part of his renting an apartment this year? It's on the first floor! No running up and down 7 flights of stairs (like his dorm last year). I can't believe the summer is almost over and school will be starting soon. Brandon is going up the first weekend in August since they have to pay for the apartment for all of August. I enrolled the twins by mail, so at least I don't have to go stand in line at Heights. They'll just have to go over during enrollment and pick up their class schedule and get their ID picture taken.

Corby is fixing a yummy dinner tonight - baked chicken, roasted potatoes, biscuits (no we don't need them but they ARE yummy!) and he mixed tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions with light Italian dressing and let that soak overnight! We'll have a late dinner since the boys both work until 8. Kaitlin gets off at 7.

I have a stockpile of books to read. Finished 3 books this week. Not sure what I will start tonight. Depends on my mood I guess!

I'll end with this quote since it's so HOT today: "Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it." -- Russel Baker

Comments

Jennifer Lynne said…
Wow 3 books in one week! That is dedication.
i want to know what you talked about with becky and vickie! I am so out of the loop!
Chris said…
If your hubby doesn't want to go see "Mamma Mia", let me know!
Heather rules said…
Justin and I are gonna go see Dark Knight when the crowds start to die down.

I need to hit the farmers market. I'm DYING for some good maters!!

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