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Dallas Week

This week...Dallas.
(yes, for work.  At this point there's not much point to that question.)

This is a bullet point week:
*I was hanging with the boys.  This is not a common occurrence for me with so many female co-workers, but I was with Dave, Mike, Hayden & Jorge.  Not going to lie, it was pretty nice not to have so much female drama present.  (Although I missed Hilary.)

*A very stressful trip to the airport.  It was pure luck that I made my flight to Dallas and I still felt sort-of frazzled by the whole experience when I arrived.

*I always run alone.  I can honestly count the number of times I ran with other people in the past.  Tuesday at lunch we started talking and I said I heard a running path was nearby (it was 80 and beautiful).  Dave asked if I minded if he tagged along.  It was actually pretty great!  
He later told everyone I kicked his ass, but I think that is an exaggeration.

*Oh beautiful sunshine.  Thank you.

*I got to wear a new spring outfit that I probably wouldn't be able to wear in Chicago until ... June?

*I've only been to Dallas once before (for work) and I swore the water tasted like dirt.  I am happy to report this time...not so dirt-y.

*Dave and I had some time to sit by the pool and work Thursday afternoon and talk dreams for the future.  When you haven't been exposed to basically any sun in 4+ months, sitting by the pool in Texas for a few hours = sunburn.  Yep, I was wearing my work dress = weird lines.  Which no one will see for months so whatev.
Also I do not remember the last time I burned.  Years...

*Southwest mobile tickets!  YES!

*Sitting at the airport bar before my flight and this guy sits next to me and asks them to turn on the DePaul/? game.  Did I know DePaul was playing?  Well, no.  What is the last game I watched?  Well, I think I've only watched one... junior year.  But the fact that the guy next to me was cheering for the other team suddenly infused me with school spirit.  I was mostly working, but when I looked up once it was the middle of a commercial for DEPAUL so of course I watched the whole commercial and reminisced... 

*then i got back to chicago around midnight to my least favorite gate.  A4B.  twice in 3 weeks.  


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