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Monday, August 27, 2007

An Update

  • July
    • It wasn't our turn for a great wheat harvest. Happy for those in the western Kansas county where I used to live--their crop was super this year!
    • T took top gold in her project at FCCLA nationals! She spent the next week at our church camp (where K was a counselor this year.)
    • B entered two "old treasures" in the county fair, earning blue and red ribbons.
    • We helped some good friends load up and move/lost our best renters ever.
    • T went with a friend to the friend's church camp for a week.
    • K, for the first time in her twenty years, visited the emergency room and had to have stitches (seven on her chin) after bouncing too high on our teeter-totter! : o
    • Canned over 100 quarts of dill pickles.
  • August
    • We actually found a few days on the calendar available for all five of us, so took a short family vacation to Missouri.
      • Table Rock Lake-B's sister and brother-in-law were wonderful hosts, as usual, and we had lots of fun time on and in the water.
      • Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun-a great, though long, day. We ALL did the Ripcord this year! What was I thinking--180 feet up, with only one way down?! It was awesome!!!
    • My mom visited for a week! We took part in the Relay for Life, hung new dining room and living room curtains, got those rooms cleared of clutter just in time to host a neighborhood ladies group, and just had a good time!
    • T- started her senior year in high school!
    • K-headed back for her third year of college.
    • Had my church circle and hubbies here for (an indoor) picnic/farewell for our interim pastor.

5 comments:

  1. You are a busy lady ! Love the picture on skiis!
    Tell your mom hello for me.
    J

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  2. busy,busy,fun,fun....okay except the 180 ft up in the air...and possibly stitches.....but hey she made it what 20 years? that is pretty long...my daughter didn't make it two before her 3 stitches.

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  3. Wow, you've been having fun! That was some teeter totter ride. It makes for a good story though and I'm glad that K is okay. Better than tripping on the sidewalk or something boring like that.

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  4. Hey, Janet--thanks for stopping by with a comment!

    t--hopefully your girl got all her stitches out of the way young

    kim--I did "boring" in grade school when I chipped off a front tooth on a sidewalk : )

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  5. I chipped my front tooth (baby one) riding my tricycle down the steps into our garage. It rotted and took a very long time to fall out. Finally, my adult tooth took it's place. Then I fell at the swimming pool and chipped the adult one. I've had fillings of various kinds since then. About a year ago, I finally had a root canal and crown on it.

    Anyway, before I got off on the tooth, I was going to say that it sounds like you had a very busy summer.

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