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The Weekly Re-cap: We talked about tattoo parlors in the mall, and flip flop socks.  We visited Blue Heaven, talked about what to say to celebrities, and found a cool way to get exhausted.  I even told you the one thing I hate about going on vacation!

The Weekly Music: We listened to Sara Evans on Kelly’s iPod.

The Weekly Downer: Not being on vacation in Key West anymore!

The Weekly Worst Piece of Crap on TV: Lopez Tonight

The Weekly Beverage: Coconut Martini’s in Key West.  Also the Flying Monkey’s from Fogarty’s were good.

The Weekly Food: Calamari from P.F. Chang’s

The Weekly Amazing Fact: Owls are the only birds that can see the color blue.

The Weekly Birthdays: Lisa Vosburgh, Melissa Purcell, Melanie Lewis, Pete Rochford, Scott Stewart, Dwane Decker, David Vance, Jennifer Kelly Neese, Sue Niekrewicz, Kate Christensen, and Paul Tomashosky.  I hope you all had wonderful birthdays.  I’m sorry if I missed getting your birthday message up on FB while I was out of town.  Leave me a comment to let me know what you did for your birthday!

The Weekly Activity: Recovering from traveling – Boats, Cars and Planes oh my!!!

The Weekly Charity I’m Pimping: Chase for a Cure – My friend Danielle’s daughter Brianna Chase is battling leukemia and I hope those of you who are local can make it out for a good cause at Envy Lounge.

Weekly Grand Totals: Hours to get from Key West, FL to Albany, NY.
2 minutes in the  taxi.
3 -1/2 hours on the ferry.
21/2 hours in the car.
4 hours sleep
4 hours on planes.

The Weekly Hypothetical: If money were no object, where would you want to go for a girls/guys get away??

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Human Hamster Ball

While I was in Tampa last week I went to Citrus Park Mall.
In the center of the mall there is an above ground pool with about a foot or so of water in it.
The person climbs inside the plastic ball and then the attendant puts a hose (what looks like a shop vac)
and blows air into the ball and zips it closed.  Spreads some Vaseline on the zipper and off they go.

It seems like a good business.  The biggest expense is probably the rent paid to the mall.

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These guys were obviously older teenagers and they looked like they got exhausted FAST!!

I have a video too, but I can’t figure out how to upload it!!

There are videos on their website.

Every time I see one of the larger pet balls in Petsmart I’m tempted to get one for Isabella.  I bet if I got inside one of these I’d think twice about it!!  LOL!

Does this look like something you’d try?

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