Sunday, April 29, 2007

Wow, what a crazy week
(flowers are in front of Dad's house)
Last Saturday Kirk and I took off for St. Louis to visit his dad and help him around the house. We arrived around 7:0o pm at his dads, then drove the few blocks to Sandy (Kirk's sister) and Bob's house. They had a yummy dinner for us complete with appetizers that were fabulous. Thanks guys, that was such a treat after a drive.

Here's how we spent the week:

  • Church & Brunch,
  • Errands
  • Odd jobs & repairs
  • Weeding flower beds
  • Laying mulch
  • Grocery shopping
  • Cooking dinners
  • Baking oatmeal raisin cookies (dad's favorite)
  • Dinners & evenings with Sandy, Bob & Dad
  • Shopping at a stamp/scrapbooking store & bead store
  • Shopping at a Marshall's with Kirk (and getting some good buys)
  • Doctor appointment with Dad and lunch
  • Cleaning out & organizing Dad's pantry
  • Cleaning & organizing laundry room
  • Cleaning an area of the basement

Friday we headed for is an 8-hour drive that seems like forever through Missouri and Iowa. We got home at 7:15 pm, unpacked the car, said Hi to Nate (Danae was at work) then headed to our small group.....that I lead! We got home around 11pm and were totally exhausted.

Saturday we kept up our "work mentality" and I did some laundry, grocery shopped, weeded some flower beds, unpacked, cleaned the house, and made dinner. Kirk worked varnishing the doors and door frames and did a little work for IBM from home., lunch, Home Depot, finish varnishing:Kirk, clearing leaves from pool area:Cheri, digging up a spreading yew:Cheri/Nate, clean Cara's room, Clean bathroom, Blog.

So, here it is 11:30 pm and I'm exhausted, and my body is aching....and I will be at work tomorrow at 7:30 a.m.

Cara comes home tomorrow and I can hardly wait. It will be so good to have her home again. Our washer and dryer will be delivered tomorrow and hopefully our toilet will be installed.

We are on the fast track to get the house back together for Danae's open house the first weekend in June.

1 comment:

  1. exhaust me Cheri. Sounds like you had a very productive week. Great update!!!
    I'm so glad you get to have Cara home, Brianna is estatic :)


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