Tonight Lynne called me to see if I wanted to walk over to a city council debate between a few of the candidates in our area. I wasn't home so I told her she would have to go without me and then let me know after what she thought. I also asked if she knew whether one candidate in particular was still in the race and told her that this candidate was an attorney with whom I was somewhat familiar.

An hour later Lynne texted me and said "I just talked to the candidate--you know, your friend--and I told her that we're neighbors and then I gushed all about you and I felt like such a mover and shaker because I never know ANYONE in this town but there I was rubbing shoulders with the who's who!"

Note: This candidate doesn't actually know me. We're not friends.

And now, your Pictures & Distractions:

Crap to distract you from whatever you're supposed to be doing:

Creepy tombstones. Thanks, Valerie.

The 25 worst horror films of all time. Thanks, Jackson.

13 best dog costumes. I legit want to get the Pope one for Duncan. Thanks, The Suzzzzzzzzzzzz.

Someone texted unknown numbers and posted their sad, sweet, funny responses. Thanks, Rebecca.

22 animals doing human things. Thanks, Jacob.

How long is it going to take for everyone to pool their money to buy me this? Thanks, Christine.

I normally hate these. But, WHICH MEAN GIRLS CHARACTER ARE YOU. (I'm Gretchen, obviously).

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~It Just Gets Stranger