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It's Finished!

The boys room is mostly finished. We are still looking for a futon since Brandon took his bed to Manhattan with him. Here is the finished room:

The cool new lamp:And yes, Kaleb's dresser - actually CLEAN!Kaleb did a good job - with a LOT of help from Kaitlin. Now we just need to teach him that you don't wear white t-shirts, good jean shorts and good socks when you are painting!

Saturn woes...while heading to get my hair cut yesterday morning, the battery light came on, and it started overheating. Thankfully we were near Fantastic Sam's AND Jiffy Lube. Found out the belt tensioner broke, thus destroying the belts. I called the guy who sold us the car at OK Sales, and they sent a tow truck. It will be getting fixed on Monday. I've only had the dadgum thing 2 weeks! At least it is still under warranty. We were basically stranded. Kaleb was with us, and Kaitlin was working. I had to call Leeker's and talk to the manager to see if Kaitlin could leave long enough to come and get Kaleb and bring him home so he could get his car. They were very nice and allowed her to leave, so we were soon back on the road again. Had a nice visit with mom. Her cataract surgery is scheduled for this Tuesday, so I will be taking the day off work to take her. She doesn't seem too nervous about it. We did our grocery shopping, and later in the afternoon went shopping at Target. The east store didn't have everything we were looking for, so we hit the Maize Rd. store this morning and finished our shopping.

Corby is fixing ham and beans for dinner. Kaitlin gets off at 6 and Kaleb gets off at 7. Got bills paid today, including mom's bills. I'm going to have to get her on Medicaid soon, so I'll be spending some time investigating how that system works. If anyone has any tips, please let me know.

Music today is totally varied - I have my I-POD on shuffle. I'm even hearing Christmas music! Brandon has turned me on to a new band - well - they aren't new - but they're new to me - SHINEDOWN! I really like them! I guess they will be here in concert in September and he's trying to get me to go. We'll see...

Isn't it sad that Bernie Mac and Isaac Hayes both died this weekend?

And our quote of the day: "Accept challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory." -- George S. Patton


Jenn Lacy said…
Well the room looks great but you and your luck with cars, not good! So sorry.
Lenore said…
Good job on your room Kaleb!
Heather rules said…
That sucks about the car!!
Room looks awesome.
I was stunned about Bernie Mac. It was very weird because Justin and I were JUST talking about him before I went inside and turned on E! and saw that he passed. weird
Chris said…
That room color is similar to my living room. Good choice! ;-)
jenny said…
The boys room looks great! I love that color so much. What is with your car luck lately...or lack there of...yikes. Good to know the dealer is giving good customer service.

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