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I'm So Excited!!!!!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

I am so excited!!!!! This Friday, I am going to a concert! This is not just any concert; but let me tell you the story!

Several years ago, I was told that my cousin had started a band, and that they were doing really well. Of course I was happy for him; who wouldn't be? We grew up in the midwest, where nothing too exciting ever happened. But, my cousin had a dream. He moved to California, and pursued his dream! I am proud to say tht his success is tremendous, and he now tours everywhere, putting on major productions. He has won an Emmy, and does holiday cruises. He has several CD's and DVD's available.

I had always wanted to have the opportunity to go to one of his concerts. California is a long way from where I live, and travel is just not always available. I had heard he was coming to Florida, and so I went to his web site to get concert dates and locations. Originally, I thought the closest he would be was over 6 hours away. One of my former tenants had said she would love to go, and if I could get tickets, she would drive. Then, she moved, and tht was the last I heard from her.

Last Monday, my Aunt called to tell me that this coming Friday, he is going to be performing in a town just a few miles from here! I called immediately about getting tickets, and was told there were plenty available. My boss said he was going to get the tickets for us the next day. Well, Tuesday came and went, and so did Wednesday and Thursday. Friday, I reminded him AGAIN, and he and his wife were going to order them by credit card over the internet. That was just not meant to be, as they ran into one thing after another. Phone calls to the theater were met by a message. There was not even an option to leave a message. Saturday was the same. I had heard tickets were going fast, and would most likely be sold out early.

There was nothing else to do but wait untiul today. My friends made a special trip to pick me up and take me to the theater.

YES!!!! I GOT MY TICKETS!!!!! i AM SO EXCITED!!!!!!! Once I got home, I called my Aunt and Uncle, and they are going to make sure my cousin has my phone #, and that he calls me, so we can spend some time together when he is here!

Here is a link if you would like to check it out!


www.youtube.com/watch?v=
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I have a lot to look forward to this week, and can not wait to fill you in after the concert!

Oh! By the way, his name is Ronnie. The name of his band is "Benise."

Thanks for listening to me ramble. But, did I mention that I am so excited!!!!
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GDY2SHUZ 10/24/2009 6:08PM

    This is so exciting. You'll have a marvelous time.

I can relate as one of my cousins was nominated for a Juno a few years back. I was bursting at the seams. I'll bet you are too!! emoticon emoticon

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DBASHTON 10/22/2009 10:07PM

    Loved the Salsa video...you are going to have a great time and enjoy your visit with your cousin...how exciting!

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IMADAREDEVIL 10/22/2009 1:57PM

    Your happiness is contagious! Hugs to you!!

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14JESUSGIRL 10/20/2009 9:14PM

    I am so excited for you!
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NELLIEC 10/20/2009 7:02PM

    That clip certainly did have the Spanish flavor and was nice and relaxed! Beautiful music!

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LIFE-FAITH 10/20/2009 6:31PM

    Very Cool! God Bless your time together!
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LINDA25427 10/20/2009 6:17PM

    Leah I am so happy for you you deserve all the wonderful things life has to give . Have fun !!! Enjoy !!! God bless.
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FLMOMX2 10/20/2009 6:02PM

    Have fun! You deserve it.

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GILLIANMASTERS 10/20/2009 4:30PM

    How wonderful. Have a great time!!

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SCORPION1352 10/20/2009 3:48PM

    How exciting have a great time and can't wait to hear your experience at the concert

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YATMAMA 10/20/2009 3:35PM

    THAT'S your cousin?? What an incredible musician!!! What a looker!! *swoooooooon* lol Oh, honey, have a WONDERFUL time at the concert!! I am SO happy for you.

*huggggggggs*

Missy

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BIGDAD1211 10/20/2009 12:42PM

    Have a great time my friend! You deserve some time to boogie! ! LOL

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LAURAKOHORST 10/20/2009 12:30PM

    I am so happy for you! I hope you have a wonderful time at the concert and a very special time with your cousin. emoticon

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LINDA6105 10/20/2009 10:39AM

    So happy for you have a great time.

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CARDIOBUNNY 10/20/2009 10:01AM

    Awesome! You are definitely supposed to be going to that concert, so enjoy!

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BUTTERFLYEMERGE 10/20/2009 9:29AM

    I'm so happy for you, Leah! That's just wonderful!!

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MOMOF6BOYS 10/20/2009 9:13AM

    That is FANTASTIC!!!! I am so excited for you!!! I do hope you are able to spend some catch up time together...that would really make it!!

ENJOY!
Kelley

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MERCYNGRACE 10/20/2009 7:54AM

    Enjoy Leah! Congratulations on getting the tickets! I hope you get to spend some time together.

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LENNY48 10/20/2009 7:35AM

    Ah soo exciting! Have a fantastic time!

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MSLZZY 10/20/2009 7:31AM

    Wow! You lucky woman! Have a fantastic time and post pics. His music is awesome! emoticon

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HIONLIFE93 10/20/2009 5:43AM

    WOW, congrats on scoring the tickets...Have an awesome time, take plenty of pics. He's a "hottie" and his music is off the charts.....God is good. What an opportunity and you won't have to travel far, enjoy!!!!!

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JOYATLAST 10/20/2009 12:54AM

    I watched the whole 5:55 minutes! Great music and he is gorgeous. (I couldn't help but notice!)

I can feel the thrill all the way over here! So glad you scored the tickets AND a visit!

Have a wonderful time, Leah!

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LITTLEBILLY1 10/20/2009 12:49AM

  Have a GREAT time at the concert.

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MARILYNIM 10/20/2009 12:31AM

    Have a great time at the concert, & hope that you will have time to visit with your cousin.

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JUNELLES 10/20/2009 12:27AM

    YAY!!!!! Congrats I know you will have a good time!!!!

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