(Does anyone else have 'Independence Day' by Martina McBride stuck in their head now? Anyone? Bueller? Just me? Okay then...)
Happy Fourth of July to all my American friends in Bloglandia! Today is just a regular ole' Friday for me. Actually, scratch that last part. Today is a Friday that feels like a Wednesday because of having Tuesday off for Canada Day. Anyways, this girl has to work today but we are hosting a fundraising BBQ at the park in town so I get to spend some time in the sun. I'll keep reminding myself of that when I remember that basically everyone else in blogland is off work today...
If you aren't aware, I was fortunate enough to be born and raised in the southeast corner of the lovely province of Saskatchewan. North Dakota is literally a 25 minute drive away from my hometown. The closest actual city to O-town is Minot, ND and where I do most of my shopping. For a lot of Canadians, the only time they step foot in the USA is a vacation once per year (if that). For me, I usually am in ND at least once every 6 weeks, if not more. I have an addiction to Target and Starbucks (And to clear up the misconception - there is now Target in Canada. Minot is just the closest one to me) that needs to be met
I don't have a ton of time to write out a huge post about why I love America (but not as much as Canada...) because it's now 11:30 at night and my eyes are trying to close as I type. BUT I will leave you with this list: