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Saturday Musings

We had a fairly lazy day.

* Went to The Beacon for breakfast this morning. My choice? A half order of biscuits & gravy w/hash browns. The Beacon has THE best hash browns in Wichita!

* Grocery shopping at Dillons. Spent less than $80, and that's rare in this household! Even bought pork chops & ground chuck...

* Corby is going to make chicken and noodles tomorrow - one of my favorite meals. Okay, it's not really a summertime meal, but it sounded good!

* Sage Stallone, 36 year old son of Sylvester Stallone, was found dead yesterday. Rumor has it that it may have been an overdose, but that hasn't been confirmed.

* Brandon and Kaitlin went to Starlite Drive-In tonight. They are seeing The Amazing Spiderman (loved it!) and The Avengers. Brandon has seen both of the movies before, and Kaitlin has seen the Avengers. I doubt they will stay for the third movie. I wouldn't even be able to make it through two!

* The new Batman movie comes out in a few weeks. I'm sure the kids will go see it, and I would like to also. Maybe not the first weekend though.

* Finally got the refund from mom's secondary health insurance. That only took 4 months! But at least it adds to the funds that we are collecting so we can bury her in the plot next to dad. We will have a garage sale in Sept. or Oct. (when Park City has the city-wide fall sale) so we can raise the rest of the money we need.

* I am currently reading "Criminal" by Karin Slaughter - one of my favorite authors.

I guess that's it for this Saturday, July 14, 2012...


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