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7 Quick Takes - May 11th

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Summer is coming ... quickly!  And honestly, I cannot wait - well, actually, I'm most excited for the end of July!  That's when I have a weekend free - BUT WAIT, no ... then I have a lock-in, a weekend off, another lock-in, and then a week before school begins again.  What happened here?  How did my schedule get SO jammed packed?

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Experiencing Charlotte ... for the first time!  I had a visitor two weeks ago and had no idea where to go around town, so I summoned my girls and we're going to start exploring.  The first adventure was to Cabo Fish Taco in NoDa.

It was DELICIOUS!  We had to wait about 50 minutes for a table on Saturday night since they don't take reservations.  But once we got in there, the service was amazing and the food was even better!  I had the Tavaroo Tuna Tacos and the wasabi sauce created an awesome fire in your mouth while eating the tuna!  Delicious!  I will definitely return - and under $20 for dinner, an 'El Cheapo' margarita, two tacos with sides, 'free' chips & salsa, and tip.  Not bad for a night on the town!

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Afterward we decided to knock another destination off our list and had desserts at Amelie's French Bakery.  WOW, it was amazing!  The 4 of us shared 7 desserts and it was so close to Heaven!  It's so fun in there, very eclectic and the rooms go on, and on, and on, and on...forever!

Great fun was had by all!

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Great Gals after an awesome evening!
MG, Devon, me, & Kelly

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The pleasure of recommendation letters was mine this week as I wrote them for 4 of the 5 teens applying for our Diocesan Youth Advisory Council.  I was struggling a bit - not because I didn't want to recommend them, but more because I was trying to come up with the appropriate words to adequately express what I really wanted to say.  Then, I had to write a second set of much recommending!

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A Vacation and a retreat need to be more on the top of my priority list.  I was trying to find 3 days and 2 nights to go away with my friend MG as a 'welcome to summer' and 'congrats on finishing your first year as a ym' present for us each.  However, I don't have the time until about July!  Unbelievable...I need to get a better grip on my schedule, that's for sure!

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Dominican Sisters help to staff our Faith Formation and Children's Enrichment Preschool program here at my Church.  Sr. Gloria and Sr. Edeva are so cute!  Today they brought rice and adoba for lunch, and I brought salad.  So we divided everything into threes and had a lunch party in my office!  Definitely the highlight of my week!!!

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