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Friday, January 01, 2010

Friday Five Favs



I AM HAPPY BECAUSE:

1. My best friend from law school arrives TODAY!!!!!!!!!!! I don't have enough exclamation points at hand that wouldn't kill the point and annoy you thoroughly. Here we are last time she came:



(I look all pensive in this picture, but whatever!)

2. The L.M. Montgomery Reading Challenge is underway as of yesterday and I bought one of those lockets I was talking about to give away as part of the challenge. I LOVE Lucy Maud Montgomery. She's a perfect way for me to start a reading year. For me, she promotes beauty, imagination and peace and therefore I love hosting this challenge.

L. M. Montgomery Reading Challenge

3. We all got sick on Christmas or directly thereafter but as of this moment, noses aren't running away and we're all healthy (and ready to see my friend that I briefly mentioned to you earlier).

4. This cup (that Jonathan gave me for Christmas) makes me very happy:



5. And, not to repeat myself or anything, but this whole anticipated weekend just makes me very, very happy!

Happy Friday to you!

16 comments:

nikkipolani said...

Oh, your reading challenge sounds interesting -- I will have to check it out. And hurrah for having your good friend coming out. What a great photo of the two of you.

Melli said...

LOL! Too many exclamations points??? NEVER!!! You are a woman after my own heart! I hope this weekend is EVERYthing you want it to be! Happy New Year too!

Bluestocking said...

Happy New Year Carrie. Here's my wrap up post for 2009

I'm so excited about the 2010 Tuesday memes hosted by 5MFB

Barbara H. said...

Hope you have a wonderful time visiting this week, and I am glad everyone is healthier!

ellen b said...

Enjoy the happy and all the !!!
I have gotten into reading L.M. Montgomery this last year. Finally read all the Anne books and few of her other books as well. I really enjoyed every book I read!
Sorry you were sick but glad you are better! happy New Year!!

e-Mom said...

We like happy!!!! (And exclamation points.) Love that Starbucks candy cane straw. Happy New Year.:~D

Lisa notes... said...

I love your joy. Have fun with your friend! Special times. I'm still fighting a head cold I've had since Christmas, too. Oh well. Better than a stomach virus. Have a great new year.

Melissa @ Breath of Life said...

How did I not know that you went to LAW SCHOOL?!

Stephanie's Mommy Brain said...

Seeing a good friend is a great way to start a new year!!!

Willow said...

That's exactly how I feel when I see my best friends too! Enjoy your weekend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Love your cup--I'm a Starbuck's girl too.

Happy New Year!

Jennifer, Snapshot said...

Good times with friends is definitely cause for excitement.

!!!!

Beth said...

What a fun reading challenge...and nothing is better than college friends! Happy New Year!

Susanne said...

While I watch Anne of Green Gables regularly, I have to admit I have never read one book of L.M. Montgomery. I just might have to remedy that.

It doesn't sound like you are very excited about your friend coming. LOL. Enjoy your visit with her!

Kari said...

I need to get myself one of those cups. Have fun with your friend and that reading challenge looks interesting.
Happy New Year.

Sis said...

One of my 'resolutions' for this year is more reading time. I'll have to check out LMM. :)

Have fun with your friend!

Katrina @ Callapidder Days said...

Hey - I gave that same cup to Chad for Christmas! My thinking was that if he didn't like it, *I* would have to appropriate it for myself. But...he likes it. Oh well! :)

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