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Just for Fun!

It's Monday and for some reason I am less ready for Monday than usual.
So let's do something fun!

Go to and type your name in the large square.  Then click Go!.  They'll add your name in a song.  It's just for fun!

Karen gave me a gift card for Starbucks so this morning definitely called for a Pumpkin Spice Latte.  I always take a mug.  Usually a real mug, not the traveling cup.  Then I walk back with my mug.  I used to notice people staring at me, but I don't even notice anymore.  I don't care if it's odd.
I got back to my place and the only neighbor I have somewhat of a relationship with (by relationship I mean if we run into each other, we have a conversation or if we see each other on the street, we say hello).  He immediately commented on my mug and said how he does the same thing and also ignores the stares.  
I'm not the only one!  Yay!

HAPPY MONDAY!  We can make it!!!

p.s. In case you are wondering, the Cardinals won last night.  We're now 1-0 up this series.  I definitely received some comments sporting my Cardinals sweatshirt Saturday.  Oh Cubs fans...
Dad & I were in Stanley's Saturday and I got a huge bag of peanuts.  I said "I'm getting a huge bag to last all of October because we're going to be playing all October."  ;)

My parents visited me this weekend and we actually went to Michigan Avenue this weekend.  I say actually because I so rarely go down there.  Anywho they have these picture things set-up now where you take your picture and they email you the photo.
Yes, I know, it's pretty much an ad.


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