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Kaleb's Visit

Kaleb came home Friday night for the weekend. We've enjoyed having him home. For those of you who know him, he has quite a jovial, sarcastic personality, and honestly, I've missed it! We spent most of the day on Saturday running around. Had a great visit with mom, and she was wearing one of her new shirts.

From there we did some grocery shopping at Dillons. Went to the one at 13th & Tyler, which we hadn't been to in several years. It brought back a lot of memories because that's where I used to take mom shopping every week. We had to make a run to Walmart - our second this week. I am NOT a Walmart fan, but since they built the new one at 53rd & Meridian, it's the closest thing to our house. We also took Kaleb out to Cheddar's for dinner. The food was really good, as usual. We went to eat around 4:30, so there was no wait, which is very unusual for Cheddar's. From there we went to the Moonlight Madness sale at Leeker's. They were absolutely swamped, and we stood in line for about 20 minutes to check out. But when you can buy big bottles of apple juice for .99, Sunny Delight for .59, Campbell's Chunky Soup for .99, a 24-pack of toilet paper for 3.99, and other great sales; it's worth it! I stocked the kids up in juices, soups and pastas!

Kaleb went out with some friends last night. They went to a Haunted Farm/Field. I guess they were packed and it cost them $22. That's way too expensive for me, but they had a good time. And, as I usually do, I made him wake me up when he got home (about 1:20am).

We're just having family time today. Kaleb brought some dirty laundry home (only 3 loads), so I've got that all done for him. Corby is fixing a turkey breast for dinner. Kaleb will take me out to the airport later this afternoon to pick up my rental car. Because my car is acting up, I rented a car to go to Manhattan/Topeka tomorrow. I'm heading up late morning to Manhattan to pick Kaitlin up, and we're headed to see Daughtry in Topeka tomorrow night. I'll spend the night with the kids and come home on Tuesday morning. Then it's back to work (UGH!) on Wednesday. It will be hard to go back since I've been off for a week and a half.

Here's a pic of the cats cuddling up on an afghan. We turned the heat back off so it gets kind of chilly in here, and they love to snuggle together.

GREAT game for K-State yesterday. They obliterated Texas A&M! Then KU ended up losing at Colorado. That will probably drop them out of the top 20. And of course, those damn Yankees won again last night, putting them up 2-0 over the Angels. I really don't want the Yankees to play in the World Series, but it looks like that might happen. Now if the Dodgers can only beat the Phillies.

I also just heard the "balloon boy" story has been determined to be a hoax. I think his parents should be prosecuted to the highest degree! Apparently the field where the balloon landed was torn up by all the emergency vehicles racing to the crashed balloon, and the family who owns it lost the majority of their crop. All because of some family's stupid hoax and dream of a reality show!

Today's music is Pink. In fact, I just downloaded "Funhouse" as a ringtone for my phone. I rarely download ringtones, but since I've only had 2 for almost 2 years, I finally decided to get another one.

Happy Sunday to all!


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