November 14, 2018

Birthdays: November 14, Kayla Weskamp; Jeff McCormick, Heather Hart, Khloe Boese; November 15, Aaron Hale; November 16, Adam Taylor, Twilla Grumbein, Robert Thompson, Sr., Emma Rues, Kevin Miller; November 17, Layne Morgan, Hailey Herschbach, Brayden Herschback; November 19, Madeline Petz, Jennifer Anderson (Mrs. Shane); November 20, Bruce Barnes, Verlene Wilson, Lance McCormick, Ellen Moran, Micheala Ehrlick, Marietta Kirk, Marjorie Sloan.

Anniversaries: November 15, Neil and Rhonda Allen; November 16, Richard and Corrine Baldwin.

News from Babe:  Little Cal came a callin’ Sat. afternoon along with his Mom and Dad.  He and Gpa talked about going to the Firemen’s Fundraiser.  It was decided that Cal would go with Mom and Dad.  Gma would go and get a meal for Gpa and lots of cake and pie on the plate.  Babe is so glad to see his grandchildren.  They are his motivation to  continue with physical therapy
David and Janet Dennis, Wichita, celebrated their 50th anniversary at Elizabeth Ann Seton in Wichita on Saturday.  There was a reception for family and friends, Mass where they renewed their vows and a potluck dinner for family and friends.  Susan Keith and Carolyn Thompson attended.  Carolyn and Mike Keith attended the musical The Adams Family at Ellsworth on Friday evening and he endured the weather at the KU-KSU football game on Saturday.

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Patricia Petz:

It seems like our holidays are quickly approaching and that the calendar is getting extremely booked up.  I was able to help out at the La Crosse High School by subbing on Tuesday and Wednesday this past week.  I had a new experience this week as I observed the students using weights in their weight room.  I certainly was amazed to see how many pounds of weight these students could lift.  It's always fun to see the students and their teachers while I am there. 

I was planning on watching my grandson, Drake, sing at his Fall Concert on Thursday, however, the weather put a damper on my traveling.  I'm not a fond traveler of the snow and I didn't know how much I was going to be traveling in, so I opted to stay home.  Hopefully, I'll be able to make it next year.  I understand that the third through fifth graders did an exceptional job.

Mom, Mary Steitz, and I had some business to take care of in Hays Friday morning and then Friday afternoon, we headed to McPherson.  
That evening we ate at a new Italian restaurant in town and the food was amazing!

Saturday morning was very busy at the Timson home.  Trent and Drake were heading to the farm to see if they could find any pheasants and Mom and I were headed to Gypsum to set up for the Prairie Patch Craft Show.  It is a super nice show with many vendors for the people to enjoy their shopping for the holidays.  Bob and Lynn Litson were close by us with Bob's Leather Crafts.  

Mom, Grant, and I attended mass at St. Joseph's Church in McPherson on Sunday.  Afterwards, Angie made "flat pancakes" which Dan taught her to make.  Later, Angie took us to a new holiday store in town and we had fun looking at all of the beautiful Christmas decorations.  Mom and I decided to head back early to avoid any further snow complications.  It's a good thing that we left when we did because the snow was getting pretty heavy by the time I reached the farm.  

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