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A week in the life...

We had a fairly normal week, some days were busier than others.

I went to mom's quarterly care plan meeting. Because of her fall about 10 days ago, they have set her up for some physical therapy. She's not too happy that she is supposed to have someone walk with her whenever she walks down the hall. I think she's still pretty steady on her feet. When she fell in her closet (into her laundry basket) she was reaching for something on the top shelf. I'm guessing she stumbled into her laundry basket and that's what made her fall. I am glad that Presbyterian Manor is monitoring her, because we certainly don't want her to fall and hurt herself!

Corby fixed a wonderful salad last Sunday for dinner.

And then a few days later fixed some bow-tie Velveeta mac & cheese - adding Rotel. It was really yummy, but was pretty spicy.

Leeker's is having double dollar coupons, so we did our shopping there yesterday. I saved $21 - I love saving money!

We had some storms come…

Abby the Helper

Abby decided to help Corby put the new screen on our patio door yesterday...



Just realized I haven't posted in over a week. I've been spending too much time on Facebook and Twitter I guess. I still prefer Facebook, though Twitter can be entertaining!

The boys have found an apartment for the next school year. They will be renting a basement apartment in an old 2-story house. I guess they are growing up. I didn't have to do anything other than keep reminding them they had to find something. They tried to get into Jardine, but apparently they are full for the fall semester.

Brandon found out he couldn't move his late afternoon final on Friday, May 14th. I had bought him a ticket for the Nickelback concert that night because he was sure he could move his final. No luck though. He and Kaitlin were going to the concert - now her friend Lydia will be going with her. Then we will get up early on Saturday the 15th and head to KC. The boys and their roommate Dom have tickets to the all-day Rockfest concert at Liberty Memorial. Kaitlin, Lydia and I w…

March Books

I read 8 books in March:

Sacred Sins - Nora Roberts (thanks Anne!)
Moonlight Road - Robyn Carr
Big Girl - Danielle Steel
Worst Case - James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
The Inn at Eagle Point - Sherryl Woods
Flowers on Main - Sherryl Woods
Harbor Lights - Sherryl Woods
(The last 3 books were a series)
Too Close To Home - Linwood Barclay

All the books were really good. Big Girl was the story of a girl unloved by her parents because she didn't fit the "thin" mold. I think it's one of Steel's best books. I really enjoyed the Sherryl Woods' series, and look forward to reading more of her books. And Linwood Barclay has to be my favorite new find. Ever since my niece, Lenore, gave me one of his books for Christmas, I want to get my hands on every one of his books. This is one of his best novels so far and I highly recommend it!

My first book for April is Deeper Than the Dead by Tami Hoag.

Hoag is another favorite, but she doesn't release as many books as some of the o…

Saturday Manhattan Trip

I had a great time with the kids on Saturday. Kaleb was at work when I first got there, so we stopped by Dillons to say HI and for Brandon & Kaitlin to check their work schedules. We grabbed a light lunch at Quizno's. Brandon had to work at 1, so Kaitlin and I picked up her friend Lydia and drove up to Tuttle Creek Park. It was a bit chilly up there because of all the open fields, but we enjoyed ourselves...

Kaitlin and Lydia swinging

Kaitlin and Lydia being silly

Kaleb got off at 2, so we picked him up and went shopping at the mall. Brandon met us at Applebee's for dinner - he took a bit longer lunch break.

This last picture was taken with my cell phone, so it's kind of grainy.

Had a great time with the kids!

Bradford Pear Tree

Our Bradford Pear tree is's been so windy, I hope it doesn't blow all the blossoms off in just a few days like it did last year.