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Sunday Notes...

...relaxing morning. Slept in until about 9, read the paper, clipped coupons, worked the crossword puzzle.

...Corby and I (the kids were all working) met almost all of my family at Carlo's O'Kelly's west for a family lunch. My niece Lenore, who is visiting from Germany, leaves on Tuesday to spend some time in Ohio with a friend before heading back across the ocean. It was our last chance to see her before she leaves town. She did tell me some exciting news that I am honor-bound not to share at this point. As soon as she gives me the "thumbs up" sign I'll spill the beans (and no, she's not pregnant!). We had a nice family visit, even though I thought the food left a lot to be desired. Maybe it was just my quesadilla, but I was very unimpressed. The service was very good, and everyone was friendly, but....I still prefer On The Border.

...doing laundry.

...listening to shuffled music on my computer.

...investigated renting a small u-haul truck to take Brandon back to Manhattan the first weekend in August. The truck rental is only $19.99/day, but there is a charge of .79/mile, and that's almost $100 each way, not counting the gas. Don't think we'll be renting a truck! We'll just pile what we can in Kaitlin's truck.

...helped Corby work on the weedeater. It won't stay running. We couldn't fix it. It's about 9 years old, so it's probably time to replace it.

...cut up some strawberries and cantaloupe - and they're the best we've had all spring/summer.

...finished reading "Where Are You Now?" - Mary Higgins Clark's latest book. It was pretty good.

I'll finish with today's quote: "How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these. -- George Washington Carver

Comments

Rockyn Robyn said…
Wow! That sounds like a good day!
Heather rules said…
I hope you are enjoying your days off too!!
I bought cantaloupe over the weekend. I cut it up last night and it's not the best. I'm disappointed.
Lenore said…
Hi Linda!
I leave to visit gma and go the airport soon. Was great to get to see you :)
I left 2 books for the twins/brandon with my dad. How to get A's in college and surviving your freshman year. Make sure he gets them to you!

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