Thursday, May 28, 2009

Catching Up Again

Well, I know it has been a few days since I last posted and busy days they have been. When I last left you we had a list of things a mile long to accomplish. So, let’s get started and see if we can catch up….

First on the list was

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Lauren's Birthday 2009 007 also awarded the game ball. Way to go Zachary, what a great season you have had.

Friday…then brought about Lauren’s long awaited birthday party. She had plannedLauren's Birthday 2009 009 for herself and 4 other friends…Lauren's Birthday 2009 020 a bowling party,Lauren's Birthday 2009 082 a pizza party,

Lauren's Birthday 2009 089 a craft project…they all made beaded tote bags with lots of fun iron-on’s.

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Lauren's Birthday 2009 110 finally a sleepover. What an evening…good night girls and thanks for making me a part of the fun!

And while all of this was taking place Andrew and his 5th grade class were offSea World 020to Sea World in San Antonio for an end of the year trip. It was an overnight trip…the girls slept in the penguin house while the boys got to sleep under the shark tank.Sea World 089 Andrew petting the sting rays

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And…Memorial Day weekend goes on with Karen and Kenneth having out of town company. There were babies and more babies and golf games and cookouts….then on Monday Lauren’s birthday present came from Poppa and I and that was a promised trip

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to the American Girl Doll Store in Dallas. She got to bring along her friend Melony, who also loves American Girl dolls.

They wanted to be first in line and here they are wishing 10:00 would come real soon!

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This is too true at this store.

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Not only did Lauren get to go to the American Girl Doll Store, she and Melony got to purchase a new doll. Their choice was Charisa, the 2009 Doll of the Year. After the purchase, they took them

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to the beauty saloon at the store and got their hair done. Wow…to be a little girl again.

Now, Lauren was pretty sure she wanted to spend all her birthday money in one spot and

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that she did. Sort of reminds of the scene from Pretty Woman!

Now, it was off

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to lunch at the Galleria and then

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home to try on all those new clothes for both mom’s and dolls. Can’t have too many look alkies when it is your best friend!

Tuesday was suppose to be a day to recover from all the weekend activities and excitement, but it was anything but…there was a doctor’s appointment, errands, laundry, and

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the spring storm that rolled through bringing 3 rounds of hail along with it. When all was said and done

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it left the roof covered and

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the driveway covered andZubota 030

the car covered with leaves from the trees, but not one hail dent. We ended up with lots of hail and lots of rain, but no damage…how lucky can we be?

Next thing I knew it was Wednesday and time for the scheduled knee surgery. I arrived at the surgery center on time and they took me right in. Things were running ahead of schedule and it wasn’t long before I was off to meet up with Dr. Hunnicutt. When I woke up he had finished his job and

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this is the band-aid I was wearing and will be wearing until Saturday night. It isn’t too hard to walk around in and there is no pain. Mark is a great nurse and is taking real good care of me. And, thanks to all of you that said a prayer during surgery yesterday and for all the calls to check on me. How great it is to have friends and family like all of you.

I am going to leave you with this last picture and thought…Mark and I are at home by ourselves. Not even a neighbor is home. And…

Zubota 075if he falls off of the Kubota…who is going to drive him to the hospital?


  1. Glad to hear that your surgery went well. Now we'll pray for a fast healing. I'm sure Mark will take excellent care of you.

    Wishing ya'll well,

    Rollie & Gina

  2. Glad to hear your surgery went well and that you are recovering. That's quite a bandaid!

  3. I've be thinking of you. So glad the surgery is over and went well. Now is the time to take it easy...
    You sure have been busy.

  4. That's some bandaid! Get over that quick,there's country that needs traveled! LOL

  5. Thrilled that surgery went off without a hitch. Take care of yourself!!

  6. Dortha--glad to hear your knee surgery went well--we need you back on your feet so we can do some hiking in Montana.

  7. I'm so far behind on reading blogs. I'm so glad your surgery went okay and you're on your way already rehabbing. LOL

    Debbie & Rod