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What a week - and it's not even Friday yet. My friends, Susan and Dennis, have been dealing with major health issues for Dennis. He's been battling thyroid cancer, which they thought was one of the two most treatable kinds; but in the last week he's suffered a stroke and the cancer is spreading. He had brain surgery on Saturday, and was transferred to a rehabilitation center today. He has been accepted at MD Anderson Cancer Hospital in Houston, so it's just a matter of time before they head to Texas. Please keep them in your prayers. They are a very special couple, and Dennis is only a year older than me.

Also got news today that another friend lost her sister-in-law. She had been in a coma for about 4 weeks. She leaves 3 young children. So, so sad!

Put that together with some "abnormal" work issues, and it's been a long week! I am so glad tomorrow is Friday - not only because I get a 3 day weekend (I'm off Monday) but because Kaitlin is coming home for 3 days! They don't have classes on Monday, so she took 3 days off work and is coming home to see momma and daddy! AND her pets! She really misses them. One of the guys she went to Heights with is riding home with her tomorrow evening. She doesn't get off work until 7 so they should make it to Wichita by 10pm. We've been chatting online off and on all week, and we're both so excited we can hardly stand it!

My CD player isn't working in my car right now. I'm going to use the CD cleaner on it - when I find it! I hope that's all it needs. Can't afford to replace it right now.

I'm so excited about Donny Osmond being on Dancing with the Stars. You probably remember 2 years ago when Marie Osmond was on and I was obsessed with it. I've never watched this show except for when the "Osmond" connection was on it. I'm rooting for Donny all the way. I think he's one of the best, and if they can quit complaining about his age, he'll kick some booty. He'll be 52 in December, and that's still younger than me!

Looking forward to the weekend...supposed to be beautiful weather and I can spend it with the hubby and daughter. Hope the boys come home soon because I'm missing them too!



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