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Last Week in Pix / 2x2

Hi! Another week gone by, 2012 is almost over...are you making the most of it? Judging by how few pictures I took last week I'm not. I've got to take more pictures! 

I made cookies!! Correction: I made GLUTEN FREE cookies! They looked not great (gluten flour = flat cookies) but they tasted really yummy. You'll be able to read all about them soon on my friend Stacey's blog. I'll keep you posted...

Certain Someone invited me to his new place up in the hills. It's a pretty spectacular crib. I took a picture from the top of the hill, but because it was late you can't really see how amazing the view is. Either way, here it is:

Taking a picture from my car may have also dampened the effect. I'll try for better images next time I'm over there. 

I received an invite to the most prestigious and anticipated party of the year! It was tons of fun and I love getting drunk spending time with so many wonderful people.

That's all, folks. I took no more pictures. Don't be sad, there's still the 2x2:

Last week I learned:
1) I can hold down the fort when both of my bosses are out of town. 
2) Even people who you've known forever can shock you, and when they do you may just shock yourself by how you react.

This week I'm looking forward to:
1) Spending time with Certain Someone before he leaves Wednesday morning.
2) The fact that it's the last full week before the holiday. Woo! 


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