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Busy Saturday!

We had a busy day...

Kaitlin went to work for a few hours, so Corby, Brandon and I went to see my brother, Mike, and see if Corby could figure out why his truck was over-heating. After looking everything over, Corby determined that the radiator probably needed flushed, as it was full of dirt and sludge. He also told Mike that he needed oil and a new air filter. Hopefully that will fix the problem.

We went on over to Sam's, and picked up a few things that we needed. They were pretty busy, but we got in and out of there in a reasonable amount of time.

Since Brandon is hoping to move out soon, we headed over to Slumberland for a look at their furniture. Kaitlin met us there. He found a pretty nice couch for $799, but today was the last day of the sale. Since he hasn't settled on an apartment yet, he had nowhere to store it. Putting it in our garage for a week or longer is probably not a good thing as Sugar would probably use it/tear it up!

Made a quick stop at Target and then headed home to unload our goodies and grab a bite to eat. Then it was off to Dillons to do our grocery shopping.

It was after 3:30 before we got home. Kaitlin wanted to go to Red Robin for dinner. It's not one of my favorite places, so Corby and Brandon went with her.

Now we are watching the Chiefs preseason game, and they are already down 7-0 to the St. Louis Rams early in the first quarter. They won their first preseason game last week, so hopefully they can win this one too!


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