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Just another Saturday

Corby & Kaitlin had a great time at the Rascal Flatts/The Band Perry concert last night. They enjoyed their 5th row seats!

Woke up early this morning, so while Corby took Mikey for a walk, I watched an episode of NCIS. I'm about mid-way through season 7 now! I need to get through season 10 before season 11 starts in late September!

Kaitlin originally planned to work today, but decided she'd rather go to breakfast and shopping with us. After breakfast at Cracker Barrel we got gas at QT and headed down to the Eagle so she could grab her work and bring it home. We went to Home Depot so I could get some paint swatches and decide on the colors for our new siding. Then we went to Target and Dillons.

Corby is mowing the yard. With 15" of rain in the last few weeks, it's been hard to find a time where the yard is dry enough to mow. Kaitlin mowed the front on Tuesday, but we still had a lot of standing water in the back yard, so she was unable to mow it.

I finished Daddy's Gone A Hunting by Mary Higgins Clark, and started Castaway Cove by JoAnn Ross. It's part of her Shelter Bay series, which I love!

Praying for the family and friends of a 14 year old boy who went missing in the Big Ditch yesterday and has presumably drowned. They have not found his body yet. So sad.


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