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Sisters, Sisters....

Oh my goodness, am I one tired cookie. But, it was totally worth it because I just got back from a trip to Louisville with my sister Leslie! She is a training manager for Texas Roadhouse and they had their annual awards ceremony. She was named Finalist for Road Warrior and she got to bring a guest and she asked me!! I was so honored.



Leslie is seriously one of the only people I know personally who had a dream and went for it, despite obstacles. She wanted to be training manager for years. She busted her you-know-what being an opening trainer for Roadhouse. I think she did something like, 20 openings? She traveled constantly. She was promoted to Service Manager at the Grand Prairie location and worked her toocus off there for two years. All of this to get the job as training manager. I believe she went on four interviews total for the position over the years and heard "no" 3 times before she heard a yes. Now, she is on her second year and has already been nominated for Road Warrior Of The Year. Out of lots of people. She just isn't the type to give less than 110% at any job, no matter what. And it's finally starting to pay off!

We took more pictures in two days than we have in 10 years. I had so much fun with her!!

Before we left for the airport (at 5:30 am!!)


We stayed at a very nice hotel. It was also a modern art museum. I have to say, some of the things they had there were a bit too risque for my taste. But some of it was cool. This was a huge wall by the elevator that projected your image and then letters would fall from the top to the bottom. It's really cool.


We got upgraded to a luxury room, and we weren't really sure what that meant....


But we did get bathrobes....


The theme was Denim and Diamonds...here is my before....


And my after!


I told you some of the pictures in the hotel were a little risque. They had naked people in pictures everywhere. It was kind of gross.




In the limo on the way to the awards...


Leslie on stage....she didn't win, but boy, she was the prettiest one up there!


After the awards, we went to 4th Street. It's like an enclosed mall with lots of bars and restaurants. Pretty cool!



Cab ride home...


And what we looked like today at the airport.


So much fun, now it's time for bed!!! Love you Leslie!! And I am so proud of you!

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