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Virtual G.N.O - Last Weekend of Summer Edition

Can you believe that Fall is upon us? Officially starting Monday? I'm going to hang-on to summer as long as I can, I'll tell ya' that much!
So let's grab our drinks and listen to some tunes and have a groovy night. And... It's National "Talk Like A Pirate Day". Really. So just envision me writing with an eye-patch on. Arrrr.
Don't be afraid to mingle at our Girls Night Out. When someone leaves a comment go visit their blog and leave a comment. And when your blog is visited, go visit your guests blog. Keep the momentum going.
Come back though! It's a party! You've already given me wonderful ideas for tomorrow night!

Michael Franti and Burning Spear - "Say Hey (I Love You)"

OH YEAH! That's a good tune. Do you have anything you would like me to play. Hey! I'm Ann The DJ! Let me know if you need a particular song for this evening. We'll make it work!

OK. I've got my drink so now it's time to play a game. I've been tagged by dear Blarney at The Blarney Spot.

Here's "The Random 7":

1. Where were you 10 years ago?
Getting settled into my first home and very pregnant with my first child. (I didn't know I was pregnant when we bought the house and I was painting like crazy! It explains A LOT! Oh, my sweet Katie ;-> )

2.) What is on today's to-do list?
Make sure I exercise and get my 2 miles of walking in. I'm preparing for the Race For The Cure this Sunday.

3.) What would you do if you were a billionaire?
Oh geez, well, I'd pay all of my bills. Take care of my moms bills. Travel. Look into what it would take to organize some system to give some to those in need. Then stuff the rest under my mattress! (The way the economy is going.)

4.) Name 5 Places You Have Lived:
New York
(To Be Determined)
(To Be Determined)

5.) Name 3 Of Your Bad Habits:
Ugh! Creating too much anxiety in situations when it's totally not necessary.
Eating yummy chips, or cheese and crackers, way too late at night.
Not allowing my children to do more. I really need to back-off.

6.) What Are Your Favorite Snacks:
Yellow corn chips and medium hot salsa.
Chex Mix
Ritz crackers with Tillamook sharp cheddar.

7.) Who Will You Tag For This Meme?
All of you!!! I can't wait to read your answers!

Time for a silly, little song

Ben Folds Five w/ Regina Spektor "You Don't Know Me"

I received a tremendous gift yesterday from IrishKat at Sassy Irish Lassie. I was deemed a Ridiculously Awesome Person. I was added to The RAP Sheet.

Please go visit IrishKat and read about The RAP Sheet. It's a movement that should never end.

The party is starting, don't be afraid to mingle! When someone leaves a comment here go visit their blog. And when your blog is visited, go visit your guests blog. Keep the momentum going.
And let me know you've stopped by. I'm going to make a video Scrapbook!

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