Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Lee Wins and I Have Souvenirs!

The DH and I were over at Mt Prospect Village Green for the American Idol finale. We were hoping and it happened - the local guy, Lee DeWyze won!

When I get involved with anything, I like to get little souvenirs and stuff to stoke my enthusiasm and also as keepsakes, like when I bought the keychain saying I Brake For Garage Sales, or when I bought all the Bingo paraphernalia - the carrying case, the dabbers, at one time electronic chips and a special magnet wand to scoop them up, not to mention the little trinkets to arrange near the cards for good luck.

So, it was no exception at the celebration. Beforehand, I had my friend, Deb, pick up a Vote 4 Lee tee shirt, which I wore to the occasion. I came home with another tee shirt saying Mt Prospect's own American Idol, Lee DeWyze, plus a wristband that says I voted for Lee, plus a balloon that says BE LEE VE. I took lots of photos also. It was a really fun night.

What about you? Are you into getting all the little extras to remember an occasion or to reinforce your enjoyment of a hobby?


  1. It was wild when they showed it on TV - and cool knowing you were there, Morgan!
    And don't kill me, but I think Crystal's the better singer. She will have a long and great career.

  2. I collect coffee cups and will pick one up if it's unusual. I also like to get magnets when I visit someplace. Once in a while I'll get something a bit more practical, like the toothpick holder when we visited the little brown church in the vale.

  3. I'm with Diane. Crystal is the better singer, but I love Lee and I especially love how much he improved as the contest went on. Hubby and I collect 3-d magnets from wherever we go, as well as t-shirts.

  4. Anonymous2:10 PM

    I stopped watching American Idol when Paula Abdul left. And I voted for Pedro.

    Stephen Tremp

  5. Whoo hoo! Go Lee! I've collected a bunch of Lee souveniers over the past couple of months...glad I could help out with your shirt!! I have the same one at home and the bracelet and a lots of pictures from the parade and celebration and a few posters from around town!

    My big "dream" is to have him come over and autograph my living room wall since he mixed the paint for it!

  6. It's good that you enjoyed it.

    Really Angelic

  7. I collect coffee cups and will pick one up if it's unusual.
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