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We had a good week. Wednesday we went to Granite City for dinner. We'd only been there a couple of times. Had a coupon for buy one entree, get one free, so our total bill including tip was about $16.00 - about the same as we would have paid for a fast food restaurant nowadays! We enjoyed our meal and were given another BOGO (buy one get one free) coupon. I passed this on to a co-worker on Thursday because it had to be used within 2 weeks and we won't be going back that soon.

In our visit to mom's yesterday, we hung a picture that we missed hanging last week. It was a picture my Uncle Louie had painted just for mom, so it has very special meaning to her. The maintenance staff hadn't put it with the rest of her pictures - that's how we missed it. We did find it in her closet, and hung it in a place of prominence. We also got our Dillon's and Leeker's grocery shopping done, picking up the bargains at each store. Had intended to go see "The Hangover" at the Warren, but opted instead to rent a movie - "Beverly Hills Chihuahua". It's quite funny that we are now empty nester's, but still rented a kids movie! It was quite cute actually. Had the voices of Drew Barrymore, Andy Garcia, George Lopez, Cheech Marin and others.

Corby helped our friend Melody bake muffins at church today. As a mission for our church (First United Methodist in downtown Wichita), Melody bakes giant muffins for Mead's Corner, a coffee shop run by the church. He enjoyed helping her today, so may continue doing it. She bakes about every 2-3 weeks - donating the muffins and her time to this ministry.

The kids seem to be doing fine at K-State. Kaitlin is coming home the first weekend of October for a visit. YIPPEE! They don't have class on Monday, October 5, so she'll have a 3-day weekend @ home.
Here are some recent pictures of the cats:

Abby snoozing half on the window ledge and half on my scrapbooking plastic paper holders.

 after I woke her up...

and here is Muffin in her new sleeping place, under the end table
and sharing the window ledge w/Abby
and a quote for today:

"Respect your fellow human beings, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship; explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it." -- Bill Bradley



Lenore said…
Sounds like a great dinner :)

Did my dad tell you when we'd be there at christmas?

Flying in the 18th and staying 10 days.

Love you!

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