Back to Rufus Ruby Visits the Jeppeson Family

The Jeppeson Family, Richmond, Texas

Monday, March 11, 2002
Ruby came this afternoon (the first day of my spring break)! She arrived just in time for my softball practice. My aunt, Kelly, held her while I practiced. After practice we went home, had dinner, put on our p.j.'s and went to bed.

March 12, 2002
On Tuesday morning, Ruby and I woke up a bit high. Grandmommy took us to McDonald's for lunch and then we went to shop for an Easter dress. Grandaddy came home from work early and we went to Wal-Mart with him. After dinner, we sat in the hot tub and then got ready for bed. We are spending the night at Grandmommy's because it is Spring Break.

March 13, 2002
On Wednesday, we went swimming since Grandaddy had heated the pool. Later we went to see "Return to Neverland". I think Ruby enjoyed it.

March 14, 2002
On Thursday, we went to Chuck E. Cheese's and had a fun time. We ate pizza, played games and won a lot of tickets.

March 15, 2002
On Friday, we played at the park and then came home and played board games. We went out to dinner and spent the night at Grandmommy's again.

March 16, 2002
Saturday morning we helped Kelly and Grandaddy clean the garage and wash cars. After lunch, Ruby and I had fun sunning and I went for a swim. We went to my house and played.

March 17, 2002
On Sunday, we went to church and played with a friend after church. Ruby and I are running a bit high but we are working on it.

March 18, 2002
On Monday, Ruby went to school with me and met my classmates. She also went to gymnastics and softball with me.

March 19, 2002
Tuesday, Ruby went to school with me. My teacher asked me to read my journal to the class. I told them all about Ruby and what we had done this week. My friends liked Ruby.

Wednesday, March 20, 2002
Today we will mail Ruby to the next family on the list. We know you will have a fun time. Have a great trip! We will all miss you, Ruby!

The Goldsmith/Jeppesen Family, Kayla (6, dx'd 2-01), Krystal (13), Misty (11), Christian (9), Tammy (Mom), Mike (Dad), Kelly (Aunt), Jon (Grandaddy), and Marilyn (Grandmommy)
Richmond, Texas

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