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I have serisouly sat for at least 3 days trying to think of ANYTHING to write about this week for my blog. I still have come up with nothing. Seeing as my life is SO exciting, here are just a few things that have been going on in my life lately.

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Still training for the half marathon!! I’ve done two 5-mile long runs and survived….this week is 6 miles, dun dun dun. I had to get new running shoes, which has turned out to be a saga. I know I should have gone to the official running store, but the shoes there are twice as expensive and this girl still has no job. I also should have done more research ahead of time. Needless to say, I’m not quite sure I have the right pair of shoes, but that’s my own fault and I’m trying to make them work seeing as how it’s too late to return them and I can’t drop another $50+ on a new pair. Pray they work out.

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I DO have a job for summer!! Oak Hill Day Camp is know as a great camp, and I am going to be a special needs counselor and get to have one kid all to myself for each session!! I’m really excited, cuz I love one-on-one time with kids. But don’t worry, we’ll also be with a group so it’s not like the kid is isolated with me (boy, that would be a barrel of monkeys).

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My parents visited last weekend for a basketball game and various other Nashville activities. It’s getting harder to keep them entertained and do new things. But we went to the Country Music Hall of Fame, which I had never been to either, and it was awesome!! My parents enjoyed more than I did simply because it was all the music they grew up on, but I really enjoyed it too. I like all the history-type crap. Nerd in me. We also rode the Big Pink Bus for the Nashtrash Tour, which I highly recommend if you live here or are visiting. It’s a little pricey, but it’s definitely one of those things you need to do once. It’s more entertainment than tour, but you will not stop laughing the whole time.

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Also while my parents were here, we visited the fairly new Belle Meade Winery, located at the plantation. We toured the plantation a few years ago, but I love wine, so we had to go back just for that. There’s no charge to go and you can try all 4 of their wines for free! All the wines are on the sweeter side, from the crisp Carriage House White to the super-sweet Blackberry dessert wine. We bought a bottle of the Muscadine wine, which is sweet but not too sweet. I can’t wait to share it with the roomies! The labels are beautiful and I’m looking to buy a label frame so eventually I can frame the labels of all 4.

That’s about all from me. Not thrilling, I know, but I felt the need to post something. Here’s to hoping my part-time job starts next week!

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