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7 Years! Nice Day $$$

January 17th, 2012 at 09:31 pm

Today makes 7 years of blogging here at SA. Who knew when I started way back then that I'd still be doing it now. Smile I've seen so many people come and go - and a few return again. Some who've gone I've really missed their insights - I won't name names because I'm sure to leave out someone! The best thing though is that the general feeling of SA blogs hasn't changed. We are a family, and even when we might not agree with each other, we support each other and defend against those who attempt to be rude or mean.

Love ya guys Smile

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What a great day today was. School went pretty well. Then I was off on my approximately two hour drive with my music blasting. ( Combination of my iPhone and the portable speaker mom gave me for my birthday.) I'm sure I got some interesting comments from truckers as I zipped by singing loudly with Whitney "I will always love you" or with Bette "Under the Boardwalk" or pounding the steering wheel to "walk 500 miles". But who cares, I was having a blast. : D

I got here and checked in. NICE room. Not only do they have a fitness center, but they have an indoor pool. If I would've gone, I could've had two complimentary drinks (I wonder if they would've made me a Roy Rogers?) Big Grin. Instead though I ate at a CA Pizza Kitchen that was directly across from an Apple store. I also saw that there was a Nestlé Toll House Cafe, but resisted temptation. Smile I did however go to the Trader Joes that was across the street. I got a pkg of choclate crisps and 4 containers of soup. Cheaper than Walmart Smile. I told my dad and brother that I almost felt like I was in CA (except for freezing - wouldn't have hot choclate in CA!!)

Tomorrow I think I'll go to Village Inn across the street for lunch ( although I wonder how hungry I'll be after a made to order omelette for breakfast - complimentary.) I kind of wish I could be here for a couple days just to enjoy the hotel ammenities. At $90 night though, it's way out of my personal budget.

I'm really looking forward to tomorrow and learning about all the great books. I just hope it won't make me salivate to much ... Smile

Non reimbursable money spent - $11.xx TJs

13 Responses to “7 Years! Nice Day $$$”

  1. Alliecat Says:

    Congrats on making seven years!

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Happy Blogoversary!! Glad you are here.

  3. patientsaver Says:

    Wow, has it really been that long? I guess it's been that long for me, although the date on my blog says otherwise. (I had to start over in 2009.)

  4. mjrube94 Says:

    I've loved reading about your progress over 7 years. You've done s great job! Enjoy the hotel...

  5. CB in the City Says:

    Happy Blogoversary! You sing along to the same songs I sing along to!

    Are you at a conference? Enjoy yourself!

  6. scrappytappy Says:

    Enjoy Smile

  7. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    How cheering to see all those smilies in your post! I wish you could get away to this town more often....You probably woke up some of those truckers, and that's a good thing. Heck, your frivolity could have saved a life by bringing someone back to alertness. Big Grin You never know, right?

  8. MonkeyMama Says:

    Oooh - I love CA Pizza Kitchen. Actually, it is FREEZING here today. So it sounds like you got the total California exerience. Wink Definitely a hot chocolate kind of day, at least up north.

  9. My English Castle Says:

    Happy Blogoversary! What fun to have a nice hotel stay and a little money to burn.

  10. Ima saver Says:

    Happy anniversary! Yes, I agree, we are family here!

  11. Looking Forward Says:

    Happy Blogoversary from me too! Smile
    Enjoy your time "working".

  12. LuckyRobin Says:

    Congrats on 7 years!

  13. frugaltexan75 Says:

    Thanks everyone Smile
    I was attending a seminar in ABQ with Judy Freeman. Big Grin Loved it! Am now back home.

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