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another busy week....

it's been another busy week...don't look for that to change anytime soon.

Visited mom this morning. Corby always delights in trying to entertain mom.

Looks like I'll be making a trip to Omaha mid-week. Brandon has an interview there on Wednesday morning. Since we're unsure how sound his car is mechanically right now, I'm renting a car and will drive to Manhattan Wednesday night, and then drive him to Omaha for his 11:30am Wednesday interview. Wish him luck!

Great weekend

While it was a crazy busy week at work, this weekend has been the best! Brandon came home Thursday night, and promptly went to a concert at Hartman Arena. We visited a bit when he got home late that night, and then he came down and met me for lunch at The Beacon on Friday. Kaleb came home Friday afternoon, so we all had a good visit on Friday night. Yesterday, we had a giant cookout at our house with lots of family members. My cousin, Diana and her husband, Tim, were in town from Durango, CO to visit Tim's dad for Easter. She and her family came over, as well as all my family and my best friend, Melody, and we had a wonderful cookout and family time.

I realized after the day was over that I didn't take very many pictures, and even though that makes me sad, it also makes me realize that the family time and visiting was much more important.

We grew up without many extended family members living in Wichita. My mom was an only child, so we looked forward to visits from our cousins i…

Crazy weekend and...

We had our normal busy weekend...visited mom Saturday morning. From there we hit Lowe's, Menard's and Home Depot - looking for a new gas grill. Just getting prices for the time being.

We also went to Sam's and Dillon's, before relaxing for the rest of the day. Sunday I spent paying our taxes and other bills, as well as doing laundry. Corby cleaned out the garage. We bought a used shelf from some friends, and he got everything better organized.

Looking forward to this coming weekend, when my cousin Diana will be visiting with her husband and some of her family. Really excited to see them!!!!!

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No Pictures

...from today. Just a busy day at work, training for the new advertising tracking system. We must have been a smart class since we finished about 3 hours early! Now I'm watching Dancing With the Stars and rooting for Kirstie Alley...

March Books

I read 5 books in March:

1) Midnight Kiss by Robyn Carr
2) Fatal Error by J.A. Jance (one of my fav's)
3) A Heartbeat Away by Michael Palmer
4) Love You More by Lisa Gardner
5) Leaving by Karen Kingsbury

All 5 of these books were really good. Michael Palmer's book was really good as usual. He doesn't turn out 3 or 4 books a year, but when he does, it's good! Lisa Gardner continues with her suspenseful novels. Love You More was thrilling and entertaining from start to finish. And of course, Karen Kingsbury still writes heart-tugging books. This is the first in a series about Bailey Flanigan and includes characters from Kingsbury's Baxter family series. Book 2, Longing, doesn't come out until October.

I'm Back...

I have good intentions of keeping up with my blog, at least every couple of days, and then sometimes life just gets in the way.

The last few weeks have been busy - busy enjoying life, and busy enjoying the Wichita State Shocker's run in the NIT Tournament, culminated by a trip to Madison Square Garden in New York, where they played great, stayed strong, and WON the tournament! Maybe the NIT isn't as prestigious as the NCAA Tournament, but the Shockers rolled over some really good teams, starting with a thrashing of Nebraska, 76-49 at Koch Arena. Game two was played on the road, at Virginia Tech, a game WSU won 79-76 in overtime. Game three was back in Wichita, and Kaitlin, her best friend, Lydia, my brother Terry and I enjoyed watching the Shockers beat the College of Charleston 82-75 at Koch. From there the Shockers headed to NY, where they annihilated Washington State 75-44, behind Garrett Stutz's career-high 24 points. I rescheduled a hair appointment so I could watch th…