Thursday, September 10, 2009

Greetings from SD...

  • It looks like I can take my mom out for a bit! Yay! Today we're off to get her a haircut. She's thrilled--who wouldn't be--her hair has grown back enough that it needs to be cut! Tomorrow we'll do some shopping.

  • I ran to Target yesterday and bought a skirt for $4.98 and a pair of shoes for $6.24. It's a good thing I needed to get toothpaste or I wouldn't have stumbled on the bargains!

  • Reading time, reading time, reading time...the joy of uncrowded flights with empty seats all around me! Donnie read That Old Cape Magic and so I decided to read it too and we'll have our own little book group discussion. This is the second time in ten years that we've had any interest in reading the same book.

  • One of my brothers is coming to town on Friday. His birthday is next week so I thought it would be fun to have a little birthday party for him in my mom's room. I ordered the cake and got to sample the frosting choices! I LOVE frosting. It was so good I got a little tub of it to go...mmmmmm.

  • Flight attendant's name was Beth. BUT...when we got on the plane I heard a woman on her cell phone saying, "Hi Mom, it's Cindy, just wanted to let you know that I made the flight." It seems there's always a Cindy on my flight to SD.

  • The guy in front of me at the security checkpoint in DC was on both my flight from DC to Minneapolis AND my flight to South Dakota. Random...considering the SD flight had so few travelers that we all had to sit in rows seven through eleven (the last row) to balance the weight of the plane. And there were still empty seats in those rows.

  • Yesterday my mom said she kept thinking it was a holiday but then said, "I guess it just seems like a holiday because I get to see you." Awwww, she's sweet, huh?


  1. Oh, your mom is sweet! I hope you have a great time with her!

  2. That plane ride sounds scary lol!

  3. Oh that's so sweet what your momma said!
    I would flip out if I had to sit in a certain spot to balance the plane. Gawd, with my luck they'd want me on one side and all the rest on the other. How embarrassing!

  4. I hope that you're having a marvelous time, and that there's a Cindy on your return flight as they seem to be your good luck charm for those flights!

  5. Did it not freak you out having to sit in a certain way to balance the plane? I don't like that!

    Your mom is a sweetheart!

    Those bargains you found are amazing!

  6. All around great post! Glad your Mom is able to get out, she sounds so sweet :) - and I love the Target bargains!

  7. Mmm icing. And Target clearance sales. And mom.