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Not much new going on. Just really busy at work. If you work in production or advertising this time of year it gets REALLY crazy! Yes, we are putting all of those Thanksgiving insert packages together so you can go shopping on Black Friday! I don't shop the day after Thanksgiving anymore. No real reason to. When the kids were little I would shop to get all the toy bargains, but the "toys" they want now (CD's, DVD's and video games) are available at a decent price without the hustle and bustle! I picked up a few more Christmas presents on my way home tonight. December is a big birthday month for my family - my younger brother's birthday is Dec. 15, my older brother's is Dec. 23 and my mom's is Christmas Eve! Then we have several anniversaries - my older brother's and me and Corby's. So December is a busy month for us!

Kaleb is headed to KC tomorrow with his DECA club from school. They will have competitions tomorrow night and Saturday, and they are going to the Chief's game on Sunday before heading home. Maybe the Chiefs will actually play a game this weekend! (Rather doubtful though!)

Current music: Blake Shelton's new CD - Startin' Fires. It's REALLY good!I haven't posted a quote in a while - so here goes: "Books to the reading child are so much more than books...They are dreams and knowledge. They are a future and a past." -- Unknown

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Lenore said…
I'll be home from the 17th-29th so we have to schedule in some togetherness time :)
Very important!!
Linda J said…
Can't wait to see you Lenore. Have a safe trip!

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