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March 23rd, 2019

bikes and basketball and golf and hiking

Thursday evening I attended the volunteer attorney program in Garland. The weather was warm, and lots of folks turned out for advice. When I arrived home at 9:45 p.m., I was pleased to see my sister-in-law and 11-year-old nephew, who are visiting from Kansas City.

Friday when I got home my wife and her sister and son had been to the zoo. We had a great home-made dinner of strip steaks and shrimp with a baked potato.  I even ate a slice of the chocolate bundt cake. My nephew and I gave Beatrice a walk.

Saturday we had a good day. My nephew and I took a round-trip bicycle ride to Spirit Park, where my nephew enjoyed the playground. We all then went to Top Golf, which is a cool kind of driving range with electronically-monitored targets. That was a lot of fun. I had not played golf in years. Somehow my 7 iron shot came back.  We all had a great time, and we all shot well.

Saturday night we drove to downtown Dallas. We had a surprise for our nephew. He is a big fan of the professional ice hockey team, the Pittsburg Penguins. So my wife and I figured out when the Penguins were visiting Dallas. Saturday night was the night. So we surprised him with tickets to the game. He did not realize until we got to the stadium that he was going to a game. It was his--and my--first NHL game. It was fun to watch. We ate a dinner buffet at Lexus room which was a good buffet at a rather expensive price.

We made our way home in good order, thanks to my wife's driving. We had a great weekend so far.


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