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to do better writing this blog. Somehow the days just get away from me. Perhaps it's because I have three huge projects going on at work, as well as all my regular duties. Perhaps it's because the last month has been pretty busy, with a trip to Omaha for Brandon's interview, graduation, Mother's Day, Brandon's birthday, etc.

We actually celebrated Mother's Day, birthdays for Michelle, Brandon and Rhonda, and Brandon's graduation last weekend. We met on Sunday (glad it was Memorial Day weekend!) at our house.

Family who attended: Rhonda, Mom, Marilyn, Mike, Terry, Sandy, Michelle, Nick
Friends who attended: Melody and her friends Marge & Richard, Paul, Alex & Jansen; Brandon's friend Brady and neighbors Tom and Tiffany. Diane and her boyfriend also stopped by. I didn't get a lot of pictures, but I did get a few:

Nick in our K-State chair. Had to get this picture since he's a huge KU fan.
 Brandon with his graduation cake...

We had a great time. It was pretty hot and windy, but better than chilly! Corby fixed pulled pork, cole slaw and beans. We make plans for our next big bash: Sunday, July 3rd. We'll do our July 4th celebration then since the 4th is on Monday and most of us have to work the next day. That's okay, Park City starts shooting fireworks several days early, so I'm sure we'll see plenty on Sunday!

We are blessed to have Brandon back home, at least for a while. He's got a full-time intern job, and is hoping it will become a full-time permanent job in 3-6 months. It's great having him home. He's been spending a lot of time with his best friend Brady. While trying to remember how long they've been friends, I remembered they met in 6th grade at Allison and have been friends ever since. That's 11 years. Glad that he's got a friend to hang around with here in town!

Finally got mom's new shoes. I had to take her to Hart Medical/Pharmacy at 13th & Oliver for a fitting and to order them. Terry took her to get them on Thursday evening, and I will take her back for one more check before she's cleared to wear them. Since she is diabetic, Medicare pays 80% of the shoes and 3 sets of inserts. She's been complaining for 5 months about needing shoes, but when Marilyn went over to see her last night she wasn't wearing them. Marilyn asked her why, and she said she wasn't supposed to wear them. She got confused. She's just not supposed to wear them outside until after her next appointment on June 14th. She cracks me up sometimes...

Got tickets from work for tomorrow's Wingnuts game at 5:00. I'll have to wait and see how hot it is before I decide if I want to go. Not sure I want to sit out there if it's 100 degrees!


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