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I finally broke down last Sunday, and ordered me the new DROID smart phone from Verizon.

My 2 year contract was up, and I was able to get a good discount on it. I had it Fed-Ex'd to Corby's work, so I got it Tuesday night. Five days later I am still learning about this phone. Okay, I'm not a tech geek. I have three kids who are, but they are still in Manhattan. I took my old and new phone out to Verizon on Friday at lunch, and they switched my contacts for me, so at least I'm not needing to add 50 people to my phone! (Thank goodness!)...I've learned how to do the easiest things: make calls, receive calls, and send and receive texts. I'm able to access Facebook, the web, and games. So I'm getting there. My kids swear I should have waited until they came home for the holidays before ordering it. But, I'm figuring it out all by myself. And I am damn proud of myself!

We celebrated my brothers' birthdays this afternoon at Abuelo's.

My youngest brother Mike, turned 45 on December 15th. My oldest brother, Terry, will turn 59 on December 23rd. We had a great time! My niece, Lenore and her husband, Daniel, are here from Germany for the holidays, so it was great to see them. Attendees were: Terry, his wife Sandy, kids Lenore (her husband Daniel), Nick, and stepdaughter Michelle; Mike and his wife Diana, my sister Rhonda, my sister Marilyn and her significant other, Mark; my mom, and me and Corby. We had wonderful service and great food. We had a fun time!

Mom had an accident at the nursing home this week. She fell in her bathroom in the middle of the night on Tuesday. I went to see her after work on Wednesday, and she was fine, but starting to stiffen up. I told her she would get worse before she got better, and that's been true. When we went to visit her yesterday morning, she was complaining about the pain, so they gave her some Tylenol. She'll probably be stiff for another week or so, but thank goodness she didn't break anything!

We are anxiously awaiting the kids' arrival for the holidays.

Kaitlin is off work on Wednesday and gets off at 7 on Tuesday evening, so she's coming home then. Kaleb gets off at 6pm on Wednesday, so he's coming home Wed. evening. Brandon has to work until 10pm on Wednesday, so he will be coming home Thursday morning. I am so glad all my babies will be home for Christmas and New Year's!!!!

We are going to look for a new (or used) car tomorrow evening. We have an appointment at the local Suzuki dealer. I'm not sure we're going to come away with a new car, but we are going to see what we can do. With all 3 kids in college, money is tight, so we'll see. I really like my Saturn, but we continue to have so many problems with it that I'd like to have something more dependable.

The Shockers played an awesome game last night, and beat 17th ranked Texas Tech. It was a nailbiter until the very end, and the last minute took about 20 minutes to play. But they made their free throws down the stretch, and came out with a victory! I think they have a team to reckon with this year!

I've been a reading fool this month, especially enjoying Edward M. Kennedy's book True Compass, and I, Alex Cross by James Patterson. I SO LOVE TO READ!



Anonymous said…
I thought you took a few pictures, did they not come out. I liked the restaurant. The food was good.


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