A Weekend Recap…

A wonderful weekend recap to be exact. 

This weekend was a weekend unlike any of my other recent weekends. Why? Because I took a roadtrip. A roadtrip with only one destination.

I went to St. Louis. Partly because of an event, partly because I desperately needed to see some of my best friends, and partly because I just needed a break. 

And so, Friday afternoon, I packed up my stuff and headed south. And after 3 and a half hours, and promptly visiting the first Target I saw, I was there.

I can’t think of a better to give you snippets of my weekend than photos. Unfortunately I forgot my camera in my apartment. But, Instagram will suffice. 

And so begins my weekend recap:

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My first stop was thePerk (the event, not the place silly). thePerk is a 16 year standing tradition at good ol’ MoBap. This year’s mugs were adorable (not to mention the perfect size). I saw lots of old friends, caught up on the recent campus happenings, and had an excellent night out with great people.

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On Saturday morning, I got to hang out with my dear friend. While sitting in Starbucks enjoying the new winking snowman Christmas cups, I realized that I had locked my keys in my car. Genius, I know. Once the wonderful AAA man extracted my keys, our adventure continued with a very relaxed morning of shopping and catching up.

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Later that afternoon, I got to see my favorite family of redheads. My little best friend, is no longer little. It is crazy what 6 months will do to a growing boy. We watched the basketball game and laughed a lot.

This is where my evening plans became very unclear. Mostly because my hostess, and best friend, had made very secretive plans.

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She knows me too well. She took my to The Cup. A lovely cupcake joint in the Central West End. The evening concluded with much needed relaxation time coupled with an excellent conversation.

And then finally today, after a wonderful lunch, I headed home. Waiting, very patiently to open a box. What box?

A box containing this:

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No, it isn’t mine yet. A friend is selling it and loaning it to me for a test run. I am ecstatic. I have already started playing around with it. Expect some pictures from that soon.

And there you have it. My weekend, in a very condensed, photo-enhanced blog. It was wonderful to see some old friends and visit some favorite places. But, now it is back to Kirksville. And work. I have a meeting soon. Luckily this isn’t my only adventure for awhile. I am headed out next weekend too. More on that later.

Peace and Blessings

Days To Go: 346 (I now need to make up 3 days of writing)

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