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Sunday Celebration

Ever since mom went into the health care center at Presbyterian Manor and we sold her house, our family birthday get-togethers have been at restaurants. We all have to eat - right? Today we celebrated my birthday (from Oct. 26) and my sister-in-law Diana's birthday (Nov. 16) at DeFazio's.

Here are some of the 14 family members:From left around the table: my nephew Nick, Marilyn's husband Mark, her granddaughter Aspen, my sisters Rhonda and Marilyn, my brother Mike and my mom Billie.

I got some great gifts: gift card to Walmart, MONEY!, a Yankee candle, K-State hoodie, K-state T-shirt, etc.; but the best part was spending time with my family. Everybody that is here in town was there, except for Kaleb, who had to work. We had a great time!

In between the birthday lunch, I did my normal weekend chore - LAUNDRY! And look where Abby is.She was in Kaleb's basket, so as I was folding the socks, I was throwing them in the basket on top of her, and she just laid there...

Wish I would have gotten a picture of her last night. She got on the kitchen table (A BIG NO-NO!) , grabbed an apple, dropped it on the floor, picked it up with her teeth, and ran across the kitchen floor - all before I could get to her and whip her for getting on the table! Even though it WAS kind of funny, I was pretty ticked off at her. She ruined an apple. And them durn things aren't cheap! It's time to get her de-clawed. Maybe that will settle her down some!

After reading the Nicholas Sparks book THE RESCUE last week, I started THE NOTEBOOK last night. I think I've found a new author (to me) that I like!

And even though there are some Republicans in my family, I am overjoyed that Obama won the election! YES WE CAN!


Lenore said…
Glad you enjoyed your birthday celebration - wish I could have been there.

Emmy likes to steal cherries and grapes but she leaves bigger fruit alone.
Rockyn Robyn said…
I'm not a huge fan of cats, but that basket pic is ADORABLE!!!!!

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