High Five for Friday #5

I’m finding myself very melancholy this week. We lost a great man on Tuesday, my uncle Neggie, after a battle with cancer. Though we knew his prognosis, saying goodbye is never easy. It’s times like these that I want to be living closer to my family. Please keep his wife and daughter in your hearts.

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Neggie, my dad and mom, my aunt Mary

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Katie, his daughter and I watching the Pats game with Neggie in SC.

Yesterday my office held a “Goodbye” luncheon for me. Again, another happy/unhappy event. I am thrilled to be starting a new life in Atlanta with Drew, but this office and the people I work with are true gems, and it is hard to say goodbye to them. They really made me feel like I had a home here in CT. I am very luck to have met them.

The moving truck comes on Tuesday. Again, bittersweet. I love my apartment. It’s HUGE and updated compared to my Boston apt. The ATL place is amazing, don’t get me wrong, but still, this apt in CT is where DJ and I really became a couple and fell in love. Le sigh.

I had a horrific experience at the hair salon last night. I bought a Groupon for $50 for full highlight, cut, and dry…it was TERRIFYING! It was in a woman’s house. I swear because I used a Groupon, they gave me the new girl who told me she’s only been out of school for 3 months….as she has scissors to my head. OMG. I had super long hair, like middle of my back. I asked for 2 inches off….my hair is now above my shoulders! Seriously? Then, she puts a ton of product crap in my hair, tries to sell it to me, then says “do you want me to blow dry?”        UH???? YA?????  So she tells me to flip my head over, runs her fingers through my hair while drying for 3 minutes. I timed it because there was a commercial on the TV that still wasn’t over when she told me I was “all set.” I immediately drove home and tried to run a brush through it and dry it….NEVER AGAIN GROUPON!!!

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After the salon experience I decided I needed a drink so I met Drew and Billy out for the football game. Well, one drink turned into 3 beers and 4 shots cause we’re leaving and the bartender will miss us….needless to say, I woke up to a mouth that tasted like all of the bad decisions I made and I cannot be happier that today is Friday. AMEN


Peace, love & spanks….ugh

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