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A Bunch of Randomness For Your Enjoyment

Well, technically it’s for your enjoyment AND my being able to fulfill my commitment to NaBloPoMoFo in a hurry today, since I have very little time.

Ready? Here we go.

1. I am driving a Chevy Suburban for the next week (and will be reviewing it, of course). It is HUGE. I have to admit, I feel like a tough girl when I’m behind the wheel. Weird, I know.

2. I get to meet my buddy John Cave Osborne for coffee tomorrow. He hates when I call him a mentor (even though he is), but I’m pretty sure he doesn’t mind when I call him a friend (because he is). Whether we have an in-person pow-wow or a phone chat, I feel inspired and motivated afterwards, and often at peace because he has helped me make sense out of something that may have been a little abstract.

3. D is home from school for the week. I came home from Zumba yesterday and found an empty house: he had taken Roxie for a 40-minute walk and, when he got home, asked me what else he could do to help. JIM AND I RAISED THIS GUY. So blessed.

4. Over the summer, my friend Jenn bought me a dollar bill with a portrait of William and Kate where George Washington normally is. I keep it in its protective plastic envelope in my wallet and smile whenever I see it.

5. To be clear, my smile is 85% because Jenn bought it for me and 15% because of my obsession with the British royals.

6. Okay, the split might be 75/25. Or maybe 50/50. Don’t tell Jenn.

7. Did you know I have a blog on Tumblr, too? It’s called “Suburb Scraw”, and its tagline is “Keeping it Short”. I love it because I can put any random pop culture stuff or super-short stories on there, things that I wouldn’t necessarily put here. For example, yesterday I put up a really cool video of two Chicago news anchors doing something really cute during the commercial break, and the day before I put up a video of a little girl whose attitude reminds me of my own. Click here to check it out, and if you have a Tumblr that I don’t already follow, leave the link in comments!

8. I have been trying to teach Roxie how to sing. It’s not going well.

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  • Ally Bean November 22, 2011, 3:51 pm

    I like your tumblr blog. I think that format is nice and breezy. It looks like something fun for me to follow.

    • Melisa November 27, 2011, 9:54 am

      Thank you! πŸ™‚

  • Michelle November 22, 2011, 4:13 pm

    NaNoMoBloPo what? Share the acronym please… or are you making it up?

    So what do you think of the Suburban? Sorry I didn’t get to leave you a treat. People ate ALL my blueberry cherry crisps. I was trying to save one for you. Enjoy that rolling hot spot!

    • Melisa November 27, 2011, 9:54 am

      Seriously? You must live under a rock. πŸ™‚
      National Blog Posting Month! I’ve been posting every day this month: you obviously haven’t noticed. haha!

  • Mrs4444 November 26, 2011, 9:34 pm

    I totally knew which little girl you were referring to–LOVE her (and you πŸ™‚

    Mr.4444 is due for a new Suburban. However, I’ve gotten so used to not having that huge car payment! πŸ™ Maybe I can talk him into a car this time.

    hahaha on the dog singing. Time for a vdeo clip, maybe?

    • Melisa November 27, 2011, 9:53 am

      The Suburban has been AMAZING.

      A video would mostly involve me making a fool of myself, so…NO. πŸ˜‰