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Book signing, visit w/family...

I'm not doing a very good job of keeping up with my blog.

Had a busy weekend with family. My niece, Lenore and her husband, Daniel were here visiting from Germany. They came over on Friday night, along with my brother & sister-in-law and my best friend, Melody. We had a really nice evening of snacks and chats!

Saturday was a fun day! Daniel did a book-reading and signing at Watermark Books for "Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten" -- the first book he's illustrated. Lenore was his Vanna White - showing the illustrations as he read the book.

We had a lot of fun, and several friends and family members purchased books and got them signed. Daniel also did a buffalo illustration inside the cover for everyone! Here is Westley, the son of a co-worker as he watches Daniel draw in and sign his book.

17 of us went out to Abuelo's afterwards to celebrate! Mom enjoyed the afternoon and evening!

Sunday, Kaitlin and I met Lenore, Daniel, Nick, Terry & Sandy at the Warren Theatre and saw "The Town" with Ben Affleck (who also directed). It was a very well done movie.

I've been on vacation Monday and Tuesday, getting things done around the house. Took mom to the doctor yesterday afternoon for her regular 2 month checkup. She fell returning to Presbyterian Manor with Marilyn on Sunday evening and banged up her cheek and got a cut from her glasses above her eye. She's a bit stiff and sore, but thankfully didn't break any bones.

Me and my friends at the Kansas concert with the WSU Symphony. Melody, Chris, Susan and me...we had a blast!

Lousy pic of Kansas. I need a better camera.

Cats chilling on a cool, fall day. They love Kaitlin's new blankies!

One of the reasons I love fall is because I burn tons of scented candles.

Everyone has been talking about how good Honeycrisp apples are, so I bought one - just one - at Dillons the other day. That one apple cost me $1.54 because it was so huge! See how it stacks up next to a Gala? But it was DELICIOUS! Corby and I split it and we both agree, it was worth the money!


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