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Busy Saturday!

Crazy, busy Saturday!

Started the day out with a pedicure with my daughter, son's girlfriend and some friends. Had breakfast at Panera afterwards. Took a drive to find the location of the interview I have on Wednesday, then ran by my nephew's for a few minutes. Hubby worked this morning, so he was home by the time I got there. We did our grocery shopping, and then drove to Kansas Star Casino for a little fun (and no, neither of us won big, but at least we didn't lose big either!).

Son and his girlfriend asked us to let their dogs out and feed them since they aren't getting back from KC until later tonight.

So basically, I left home at 9am this morning, and got home at 7pm tonight.

Time for a margarita!

REVIEW - Turned Up by Erin Nicholas

TURNED UP (Taking Chances #3)
Erin Nicholas
Montlake Romance
August 29, 2017


Kit Derby and Dillon Alexander have been fighting, and loving, each other since they were young. Dillon, an emergency room physician has returned to Chance, Nebraska, and right back into fighting with Kit, who is a psychiatrist. But the sparks fly every time they are together. They are both strong people. Will they be able to find a middle ground and love?

If you like a book with a pretty good helping of steamy sex in it, this book is for you. It's the third in a series, but can be read as a stand-alone. I haven't read the first two books, and I had no trouble getting into or following the story.

Thanks to NetGalley for a preview copy to read, and this is my honest review.

Life Goes On

Life changed for me on July 17, 2017. I was laid off from the place I worked for almost 41 years.

I wasn't totally surprised. After all, layoffs have become the norm at newspapers. I was hoping I could make it at least another year.

But...alas...I didn't.

The Wichita Eagle has been my home and my life for so long. I started just after I turned 20 years old. Back in the good old days. What have I done over the years?

Job 1 - Classified Ad Taker
Job 2 - Classified Ad Support Staff
Job 3 - Ad Services Head Typist
Job 4 - Newspaper Layout Assistant
Job 5 - Production Director Secretary
Job 6 - VP/Operations Administrative Assistant
Job 7 - Executive Administrative Assistant and Layout Coordinator
Job 8 - Page Layout Manager
Job 9 - Prepress Manager
Job 10 - Advertising Customer Service Manager

There are other job duties in between all of these milestones. I dedicated my heart and soul to the Eagle. I started when I was so young. I met my husband while I worked there. I had all three of my child…