Five on Friday

It’s FINALLY Friday! This week has felt so strangely long; I swear it has everything to do with last week being strangely short, or maybe I’m just nuts. I’ll let you decide. I feel like Monday was eons ago…but something tells me that the weekend will roll right along and Monday will be here again much sooner than I think!

I’m linking up with April and Christina this Friday – as I do every Friday – and if you’re a blogger and you’d like to link up too, feel free!

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One. Heartache for London – The world as a whole can be both a wonderful place and a scary place; this week the scary was a bit more prevalent. It breaks my heart to read and see the chaos of the terror attack in London; a place that so completely stole my heart when my family visited in 2015. My heart is heavy for London as a whole and especially for the people whose lives are forever altered because someone chose hate…

Two. Beauty & the Beast – I know; I’ve gone on and on about Beauty & the Beast…but mostly; I want to share this blog post. She so eloquently says everything I would say but just haven’t really gotten around to and completely captures the feelings I have had about not just the controversy surrounding the movie but also how much I loved the movie!

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Three. Treat Yo’ Self – I was gifted a massage for Christmas and I finally…finally got around to getting that massage yesterday after work. It’s been several months since I had a massage and well…it was wonderful. *sigh* I learned that I was a “clencher”, which means that I hold all my stress in my lower back – which is not the best thing – but what can you do? Suffice it to say that when I left the massage place, I was feeling like this…

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Massage got me feeling like…sigh…

Four. Vegas Baby – An alternate title for this could be that the IRS decided to love me this year, ha-ha! I used some of my tax refund money to buy myself a plane ticket to Vegas in May to spend some time with my little sister. I also used some of my tax refund money to buy tickets to see Celine Dion while I’m in Vegas…did I mention the IRS was nice to me this year? So now I’m counting down the days until my next adventure…a long weekend in the desert with my sis!

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Five. Baseball Countdown – and the World Baseball Classic – TEN DAYS! Only ten more days until baseball is 100% back and (hopefully) filling my life with joy! Exhibition games start in just six short days in DC and in just a little over a week, baseball will be back on my TV and back in my favorite big city!

As a side note – two of the Washington Nationals played in the World Baseball Classic – and the USA won! The Nationals contributed our stellar 2nd baseman, Daniel Murphy and one of our amazing and seriously underrated starting pitchers, Tanner Roark! I can wait to be watching them in action in DC in just a little over two weeks…when I have tickets!

That’s all I’ve got for this Friday – I’m ready to get the weekend under way! I don’t have any crazy plans…but with baseball starting soon, Easter on the horizon, a weekend in Williamsburg in late April, Las Vegas in mid-May…and did I mention the baseball? Something tells me this will be one of the last weekends that I don’t have too much going on.

Happy Weekend Everyone!

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