Saturday- Zach spent the afternoon babysitting Aidan while Lori was at her Weight Watchers meeting in St Cloud. I went to Marvin & Gloria’s anniversary mass and then joined Mom & Dad at their anniversary party at St Mathias Park. It was a very nice day with a great meal. When Zach got done with his babysitting job, he went immediately to his friend Brett’s 16th birthday party.
Sunday- After mass & catechism we braved the icy roads to bring Zach in to Trinity Lutheran Church to sell wreaths for Boy Scouts. I picked him up a couple of hours later and came home, picked up Mom’s cake and bingo tickets and delivered them to the church. I was supposed to serve today but I had to get home to make a couple of pans of bars for tonight’s Court of Honor. We braved the icy roads again (and told Mom & Dad not too!) and went to Zach’s Fall Court of Honor where he received his Rifle, Archery, Physical Fitness, and Weather merit badges. Yay Zach!
Monday- Because of all the hard work the Boy Scouts did leading up to Court of Honor, the meeting tonight was a fun relaxing night for them. They played cards & games and had pizza and pop.
Tuesday- nothing going on. Loved it!
Wednesday- Made my raspberry jello salad, cheese balls, and layered vegetable salad for tomorrow’s feast while watching the Wild game.
Thursday- A very special Thanksgiving. Papa, Candy & Darryl, and Bonnie were able to join us for the day. Mom made a fantastic Thanksgiving dinner as always. She made turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole, dinner rolls, relish trays, pumpkin, apple & pecan pies and I supplied the few things I had made the day before. Papa was so happy to be there he cried! It was heartbreaking. It was also nice he had all 3 of his children together for the holiday. First time that has happened in YEARS!
Friday- Black Friday, The Event, Blitz…whatever you want to call it- it was exhausting! Some sales started at midnight and others at 5am. I practically ran all day trying to keep up with sales, stocking and returns. CRAZY!