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Because some days, random is the best you can hope for.

Sexy Nerd is watching Swamp Loggers. Half the words are bleeped out and you can't understand the other half. At least Shelby's dog, Willy, is pretty cute.
Part of my job involves answering the phone for a law firm. I could not get a caller off the phone yesterday. I kept telling him that I just answer the phone and am not even in the same office as the law firm - strictly an answering service with no legal experience whatsoever - but he kept insisting that I give him legal advice! Want my advice? Leave your number and wait to get legal conseling from an actual lawyer!
Our Memorial Day trip has come and gone. Next up? Australia! I'm researching airfare in between posting this weekend's linky party. The prices....OUCH! I'm awfully tempted to scrap the whole Australia thing and just take another fun road trip instead. For the price of this vacation, we could even upgrade to a nicer road trip car! I've been dreaming of a Prius with a touchscreen navigation system and that fancy solar powered air conditioner.

Is it beyond cheap of me to actually consider Jetstar Air, which doesn't even give you free water, all the way to Australia?? I'm thinking I just might get thirsty after 20 or so hours.

Continuing on with this ramble (because I can't bear to look at those outrageous airfares any more), Sexy Nerd and I finally got around to seeing The Lorax. Preceding that was lunch at Sweet Tomatoes and a bike ride. Afterward were several (dozen) games of Words with Friends and Word Scramble.

All posts must have a photo, so here 'ya go.

I have been fighting the urge to take a nap. It is waaay too early for that. Still...

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