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Saturday, February 7, 2009

Retirement in 18 weeks

Not that I'm counting, but 18 weeks from today is the end of my professor contract with Emporia State University. We made a fun trip to Branson/Hollister this weekend, with a few boxes of books. Had a good time with Allison. I spent an hour at the storage area, re-assembling the two "gorilla" metal shelves we had brought down in the truck in November. Really does feel like home, here. Just went in and sat in may "office chair," even though that is all that is in the room... imagining what it will be like with new desk, bookcases, etc.

Couple of drives around town. Walgreen's opened in Hollister Towne Center earlier this week. We also discovered a new building in towndown Branson, just up hill from north Branson Landing parking lot, where Dino is opening a new Carrot Cake shop... actually have a variety of cakes - expensive.

Drove around some new territory along Turkey Creek, and parks around the Hollister City Hall. Very different view of Downing Street from the road into the City Hall. Fun!

It was a very good day! ;-)

1 comment:

Annette Lamb said...

Sounds like a nice, relaxing weekend. I'm glad to hear it's starting to feel like home!