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Darian completed her first semester of college with a 3.8- you rock girl!

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Katie got accepted to Fredonia…she is very excited. Let’s all shout out a big congratulations!

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Early birthday gift from Linda- going to see Wicked on Sunday! I can’t wait.

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Well we had our end of the season banquet and Yes I did received the Starlite Speedway 2009 Most Improved Trophy!

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That would be Rob behind me trying his best to get by.  He ended up with 2009 Friday Night Stock Champion and 2009 Friday Night Modified Champion and the Saturday Night Stock Champion and The Startlite Speedway 2009 Appreciation Award.  Well……about all I have to say is my turn next year so he had better look out!

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Here are some of the projects I do at school- the Red Ribbon board where I had my principal drawn as a super hero, our Character Education board- we have a new word each month, Smart Start is part of a triage program where kids set goals each morning- they get to move there footballs for each 5 days they accomplish their goal. (I have 30 kiddos in this program), and last is the attendance board. This is just a little of what  I do.


Here are some final shots of Linda’s room. We scrapped the ceilings painted the walls, rearranged furniture and redecorated (new curtains, new bedspread, new accessories). The last picture is in the bathroom- we textured the walls, took down the large mirror, added a small mirror over the sink and decorated the counter to have more storage space- she likes it and it turned out nice.


Our last project was replacing some doors- our door to the garage was replaced with a metal door and the inside is solid wood- 6 panel door. The look so much nicer than the hollow, flat doors. They have already been painted and stained. We hope to replace other doors down the line.

I go to the liver specialist Tuesday and still messing with blood pressure but no time to stop because I am working on 4 therapy case for the courts, still cleaning the barn and work has me hopping. Hope to post more as the weather gets colder and we slow down… till next project.

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Here is Daleney as a “Pink Lady” from Grease…share your costume!

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Mim got a job at Barbra Jeans.


College recruiters are looking at Matty for soccer scholorships- devotion pays off!


Beth is making a visit to Kansas City next week- we can’t wait!


 The Carroll’s just got back from Las Vegas…do tell.

What’s going on with you?

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1 sack, 1 TD catch and 3 extrapoint catches to help the Eagles win 28/0 over Midlakes. Their season is now 3-2. Way to go Kam! (Sorry for the proof picture but it shows Kam catching a TD.)

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She was pumped today.  She came home from Melanie & Wadih’s annual Labor Day party, took her shower, got ready for bed, watched 20 minutes of TV, had her stuff all packed, clothes laid out, and was in bed reading with Mom by 8:30pm.  We read some books, she slept in her bed all night (minus Mom) and then was up at 6:30am ready to go to school!  She even had eggs for breakfast because she knew that they would give her lots of energy for the day.  It is great when you have a kid who is so confident and ready to take the next step. Gotta love her outfit, it was what she wanted and she loved it (Bob kept calling her Madonna and kept singing “Living in a Material World and you are a material girl!”)  Her enthusiasm and positivity certainly made today an easier day for us.

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Well, the Xerox job didn’t end up working out for me… darn. And I’d have to admit, the job market is really bad right now. I’ve always been able to find jobs to apply for, and now… NOTHING!

While I’m unemployed, I’ve been taking a lot of time to hike and garden. You’ve seen the gardening, here’s the hiking! I did Camel’s Hump on Thursday, which is a 6.6 mile hike. Took about 4 hours. Yesterday I took my friend Samantha to Mt. Cardigan, which is nice because it’s only a half hour away and about a two hour hike, 3.3 miles. If the weather stays clear this week, i want to go up Moosilauke again, since last fall it was whiter than white at the top. It’s hard to catch that mountain on a clear day.

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Here is a picture of Sophia (Boo), Cole James and Lily Grace. Sophia started kindergarten this year.

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This summer Kelsie joined the “Big Girl” club getting her ears pierced.

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Kim has been under the weather for some time. First she developed pain in her side that they still do not know what it is and then they found carpal tunnel in her hands and a pinched nerve in her left elbow. Last week she had surgery on her left arm and is still in a bit of pain- give her a call or send a card to cheer her up!

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Well I have been rather busy the last few 3 weekends racing Sprint Stock Hurricanes with Rob.  My first race was in Caledonia and three at Starlite Speedway in Trumansburg.  This past weekend I won the Saturday night race and even got to ride around for a Victory Lap with the checkered flag as everyone stood and cheered!  And yes I beat “Ricky Bobby: Rob even!  Too cool and fun.  Life in Ithaca has been one of the best things in a long long time for me.

Kate had her Senior portrait done last week and hopefully at some point this week you should be able to view them on line at then click on View Albums.  The site is under construction but you can still access albums.  She doesn’t have a password so that is would make it easier for people in the family to view.  She goes to Albany next Tuesday to check out the Pharmacy School there and then still 2 schools to go look at in Pennsylvania.  She just finish Drivers Ed as that has been her summer.

Nick has a new girlfriend Devon from Geneseo that I hear is really nice.  (Yes Nana got to meet her before me!)  And Sarah is finishing up working all summer at a Camp in Watkins Glen and then is off to her second year of College at St. John Fishers as she has transferred from Keuka.  So as you can see we all have been busy busy busy.  That’s about it from this DiSanto/Bailey world hope all is well with everyone.   Thanks and love you all!

Kelly, Kate, Nick and Sarah

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