Home on the horizon

My dad got out of the hospital before 8 a.m. today, much to my surprise. I thought it was going to be later today, which would have allowed me time to get my work done and then go pick him up at KU med. 

Instead, he was upset when I told him just before 9 I had work to do. Fortunately, they found a way back to the hotel across the street, and I was able to complete everything before 11:30, which gave me a chance to take them to Buffalo Wild Wings for lunch.

Lisa asked me about bringing my parents by when my dad had surgery in January. I obliged and introduced Lisa to them. She was impressed, and I think she impressed my parents too. 

I’m driving them back to Russell tomorrow. We’ll leave KC by 10 and that will put us back home by 2, plenty of time for dad to make his poker game at 7. Jack Krier will be in town as well, and he will have a surprise waiting for him at the office. One he’ll really like. 

It’s now almost 6:30. Lisa got off about 45 minutes ago, and Tori is behind the bar. Raymie and Rue are among those in the dining area. I’m not staying too late tonight, because I have work to get done for Russell, in addition to packing and getting out of Kansas City so my parents can get home at a decent hour. I thought about turning around and going to Salina tomorrow night, but I’m not sure. 

My Tuesdays at Buffalo WIld Wings end tonight, at least for a while. I’m busy with track and baseball starting next week. 

About David

I am a sportswriter for a group of weekly newspapers in small towns across northern Kansas. I grew up in New Orleans, went to college at LSU and wandered in the wilderness until Hurricane Katrina finally put me on the path to my current job.

Posted on March 31, 2015, in Personal and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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