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Dec 21, 2007 - Baking Christmas Cookies

Friday, December 21, 2007. Grandma Elkins House, University Park, IL Baking Christmas Cookies Jonathan and I had dentist appointments in Ottawa a couple days ago on Wednesday. We got together with our friends, the Donkles, afterwards and took the kids sledding in Alan Park. Another fun time. Unfortunately, I forgot the camera so we don't have any pictures from the day but it was a nice visit. The past couple days have been spent finishing up on shopping and then grocery shopping. Today, is baking day with Grandma. Mom and Jonathan are...

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Dec 11, 2007 - Decorating Grandma's Tree

Tuesday, December 11, 2007. Grandma Elkins House Decorating Grandma's Tree Today we focused on decorating at Mom's house. She has been very patient with all the running around we have been doing. Jonathan and I set the tree up and then Tom and Jonathan put the lights on the tree. We put the ornaments on this evening. Mom and I have been focusing on shopping. The adults draw names on my side of the family and mom and I got each other's names. I'd never shopped like that. Mom or I would see something we liked and the other would say, "Would...

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Aug 18, 2007 - Lazy Morning and Odd Jobs at Mom's

Saturday, August 18, 2007. Indiana Campground, IN Lazy Morning and Odd Jobs at Mom's We slept until 9:45 this morning! Wow, we hadn't done that in a long time. The blinds in this RV really keep things dark. (We stay up pretty late sometimes too.) Jonathan stayed at Mom's last night. We went to breakfast in Steger at New Town then to Mom's to do odd jobs around the house. Mom and Jonathan went to a movie. Jonathan spent the night again.

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