*My parents visited Marie this weekend and went to the football game to watch the halftime show. I got 5 texts from them on Saturday complaining about the music the DJ was playing during breaks in the action at the game.
Marie got them free tickets to the game and all they could talk about was how awful that rap and hip hop music was. My Mom was even going to write a letter to the athletic director about it. I don't think we will bother getting them tickets again.
*Well, I guess I'm running a marathon this week.
I didn't realize it was fall break for the college kids when I registered so I was going to bail on the marathon. But when Anthony found out, he told me I was running it and that he'd be watching his sister compete (which I would have to miss to get to the expo on time) then bringing her to Columbus where they'd both watch me race. So, now I have no excuses, other than the whole under trained, half injured thing.
*Jordan Hasay ran the first 10k of the chicago marathon faster than she ran the 10,000 olympic trials. Now that's going out fast. And she still managed to hang on to break the American course record held by Joan Benoit Samuelson.
*Last week was a light work week. Which means this week will be a heavy work week.
But the money always comes in handy.
*Marie is in a suite style dorm where two rooms share a bathroom. She said other than the toilet seat staying down, it's pretty much like sharing a bathroom with her brothers. No one cleans it. No one gets toilet paper. No one refills the soap dispenser even when the soap is right there.
Anthony complained about the same thing when he had to share a bathroom.
*I got a new stove.
Bill works at Whirlpool and they had a United Way silent auction with a very nice Maytag stove and Bill bid on it and won it. I have pretty much hated my old stove from the time we got it. It was so cheap - plastic knobs, grates that warped, broiler tray that warped, when the oven ran, it burnt the finish on the stove top. This one seems to be much nicer.