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Top 5 Tuesday (44)

Finally. I know. I'm going to go ahead and congratulate myself on being early..."Congratulations, Me!" Okay, I'm not going to get too carried away, seeing as how I've missed like 7 weeks of T5T.

1. I got a new car! Yay! I've been meaning to take a good picture of it, but I keep forgetting. I took one at night, and it's really bad. Anyway, it's a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox, and I love it. It's the first car I've ever had that wasn't a Honda. It's also my first SUV. It's a small SUV, but it counts.

2. Thanksgiving. Probably my favorite holiday followed by Christmas. Thanksgiving has always been the least stressful of the two. We only have to travel to Monroeville. And while I enjoy and am insanely thankful for my extended family, it's nice to turn it down a notch on Thanksgiving. Oh, and you don't have to buy anyone a present. I'm so horrible at that (but I'm going to try harder this year). You're just expected to eat…

When I grow up...

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to grow up and help people. When I was really young, I wanted to be a Ninja Turtle. They fought the bad guys and got to eat a lot of pizza. Who wouldn't want to be them? After my parents let me down gently, and told me that I couldn't be fighting green turtle, I decided for a brief period of time that I wanted to be an astronaut. Then I realized that you had to do a lot more than just sit in a space shuttle and ride to the moon. Doctor was always in the back of my mind, but with broken bones and excessive amounts of blood accompanied by 10 years of school, that dream died. Finally, in college I landed on Coast Guard. I was extremely excited about this one. I went and talked to a recruiter. We hit it off, and I decided that when I finished college 2 years later, I was going. Two years is a long time, though and things changed. I decided I needed to be close to my family. I graduated in May and relaxed "job hunted" all summer. Th…