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We dropped the boys off at Rockfest on Saturday, and Kaitlin and I went shopping at Oak Park Mall. We made it back to the Westin Crown Center, where we were staying.

The boys had fun at Rockfest, but didn't make it to the end of the concert (12+ hours long).Great hotel! The only negative - partiers from Rockfest who were partying all night long on their balconies. We saw the most awesome fireworks show at the end of the concert. The hotel overlooked the Liberty Memorial Park, where the concert was held. Needless to say, we had a wonderful view of the fireworks at the end of the concert.We also overlooked the pool. Kaitlin and I went down Saturday night and hung out at the pool and hot tub. GREAT fun!Sunday we went to the Royals game. Zach Grienke was pitching. His record is 8-1, but he didn't get a decision in this game. He left the game when it was tied 4-4. We left at the end of the 7th inning, and the Royals ended up losing 7-4. Boo hoo. It was toasty warm in our seats, but we had a great time. I spent part of the time on the phone with the newsroom - re: the George Tiller murder. I got a call before the game started. One of our news editors told me what had happened, and asked me about getting more space in the Monday paepr. What a sad story! I took care of things, and had several more phone calls throughout the day ironing out things for the paper. Life in the newspaper industry...

I only managed to read 8 books in May. Having Brandon home has changed things. His stuff is in the living room (computer, etc.) so I don't have as much quiet, reading time. Here are the books I read:

The 8th Confession - James Patterson w/Maxine Paetro
Summer on Blossom Street - Debbie Macomber
A Moment of Weakness - Karen Kingsbury
Fat Tuesday - Sandra Brown
Yesterday's Embers - Deborah Raney
Deep In the Valley - Robyn Carr
Just Over the Mountain - Robyn Carr
Down by the River - Robyn Carr

As you can tell, I've been on a Robyn Carr kick. She's a new favorite author (I think I said that last month too)...

Today's music - more Keith Urban. Preparing for the concert at the Coliseum in July.


Jennifer Lacy said…
sounds like so much fun! I love that your kids still want to hang out with you. i bet by next year, brooke will be so over us!!
Chris said…
Linda, you do such wonderful posts. And ONLY 8 books in May! What the heck have you been doing with your time?!?! I guess I finished two and that's pretty good for me.

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