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Movies in the Park

I will now say something that is very difficult for me to say:  Goodbye July, hello August. June and July are two of my favorite months (August is too so I'm not too sad, but it's over 2/3 over).  It's just pretty crazy how fast life is moving.

I got to hang out with Emily Monday night and decided it was an excellent way to close out July (then I was traveling for work the rest of July...).

We started out with a trip to CostCo.  I had never been to CostCo before.  I went in wanting almonds.  And I was open to buying other items...  Oh man.  I'm pretty sure I bought the majority of nut varieties they had and I loaded up on some veggies.  I don't want to know how many pounds of baby carrots I bought.  They came in one bag.  And they were organic.  And like $3.  Whatever, I don't regret it, but my food cabinet is packed.  And this is not something I do often.  Alright, now that I've justified this shopping spree, we can move on.

While we were there we picked up some snacks for our movie night at Belmont Harbor.  I haven't been able to attend one of the Movies in the Park in Chicago for a couple years and it was just as fun as I remembered.  Emily & I got there, laid out our blanket, set out our snacks, looked up It Happened One Night (the movie that was showing, which we knew nothing about), and had some time to hang out before the movie started.  

The movie started around 8:30 (dusk) and it ended up being super cute.  Apparently you can watch the entire thing on youtube.

Questions for you:
To my Chicago readers, have you made it to a movie in the park before?  I have to recommend it.  I think I could watch It Happened One Night again, but pretty sure it wouldn't be as good when I'm not sitting under the stars.  There are still a few left.

I look at August as the last month of summer.  You have any big plans to end summer 2013?

Now a hard one.  Do you have a favorite summer activity?  It would be impossible for me to choose one. 


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