Sunday, September 14, 2014

Random Updates

Of course, three days have passed since I last blogged. That seems to be what I do these days. Here are a few random moments from my life since Wednesday.

I was voted "most fashionable teacher" by my aide at work on Thursday. We do a lot of exercising and I was hot, so I rolled up my pants. Apparently no one should wear grandpa wool socks that don't match.... Who knew???

My dad and step mom have left for Hawaii. It's a sore subject and I don't want to talk about it since I am obviously still here. But my father took me to dinner on Thursday and when we came back, this car was parked in the middle of the street. I found it far too hilarious, especially considering there were no other cars around, so it's not like it would have been difficult to actually pull up to the curb...

Saturday morning, I drove about 40 minutes north to spend some time in nature with my friend. 

Growing up, we took field trips here several times a year, but I hadn't been since high school. I'm not sure why.

We jogged around for a bit and then hiked around and explored. We found a giant mushroom that camouflaged itself to the trunk of a tree. Nature is too awesome.

We spent a long time sitting and staring at the ocean. I was being taught to play the ukelele. I am going to be a pro one of these days.

Saturday night turned into a crazy party night. We ended up at the bars where pretty much everyone was out because of a college football team. We biked about three miles there and then we danced for hours. I haven't ridden a bike in a long time. My quads were feeling it! I finally fell asleep at about 4am, which is extremely past my bedtime. Sometimes it's good to just live and get out of routines.

My 4am bedtime meant that I didn't get out of bed until around noon. I didn't even eat breakfast until around 2pm. This made my long run happen late in the afternoon. I was shooting for 10 miles, but gave up at 8.5. I was exhausted and my Achilles hurt. I spent a long time like this.

Weekends always seem to end too fast. Why is this??? I had a great one, though, and I wouldn't change a thing.


  1. I was thinking of you when I was doing my speed work this morning. I was trying to channel your speediness while I did my 400s!

  2. I've been trying to comment on this post for days but my phone is estupido. I had to get on my computer. It's so beautiful where you live! I will never understand why my ancestors settled here in Missouri. Never understand.

  3. I love your work outfit! LOL. I do not love that you are nursing your achilles. :( I've been keeping a close eye on mine as well and have been instructed to avoid hilly routes. Weekends DO go by way too fast!!!

  4. It's hard to blog and work! I don't know how people do it. Take care of that achilles! You need it for adventuring. :)