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Last Sunday we went out to dinner with some friends from work, my boss, Cindy and her husband, Jerry, a co-worker, Larry and his wife Sandy, me and Corby - all to celebrate my friend Susan and her 30+ years at work...

We went to Abuelo's and had a great time! Susan is such a wonderful friend...and has been through so much the last year. Kudos Susan! Dennis is watching over you from heaven...

Here is most of the group:

Larry, Susan's brother-in-law, Susan, Cindy, Jerry and Corby...

My sister gave me an gift card for Christmas, and here is one of the things I bought:

Abby decided she wanted to go grocery shopping with us today...

The traveling dental program for Presbyterian Manor decided that they were going to pull mom's bottom teeth yesterday and prep her for dentures. Sorry, but you don't just "spring" that on an 82 year old dementia patient. Needless to say, this isn't going to happen any time soon. Mom was really "out of it" when we saw her this morning. She didn't remember anything between watching the telethon for the Haitian people last night and the time we arrived this morning (10:30am). I had the nursing staff check her blood sugar in case she was having problems with it. Even though it was a little high, it wasn't in any danger zone. I think the surprise visit from the dentist yesterday freaked her out.

We watched college basketball all afternoon. KU was the only victorious Kansas team. WSU and K-State both lost. Bummer - as those are my two favorites! I've found a ticket for Kaleb to attend the KU game at K-State next weekend. One of our photographers' has a daughter attending K-State and she wanted to sell her ticket to the KU/K-State basketball game. Kaleb will be contacting her tomorrow...

I'm am diligently working on my picture-a-day Project Life scrapbook. I must say that Becky Higgins figured out an easy way to accompish this. You can buy Project Life right now on



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