May 2008

Sex And The Queen City

May 31, 2008

Our night on the town in the Queen City (a.k.a. Charlotte) was fun, but too short!! We really wanted more wine, drinks, dessert, dancing and/or company but talked ourselves out of spending more money and didn’t have music or friends to fill the others. Before SATC we went to a wine tasting just down the […]

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Hot Day, Hot Grill

May 31, 2008

The weather improved! Our sun is out, but I hear there are storms coming tonight. Our trail run was lots of fun. We did 5 miles this time. I timed all the miles again: Mile 1 – 8:28 Mile 2 – 8:44 Mile 3 – 8:15 Mile 4 – 8:17 Mile 5 – 8:10 I […]

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Too Many Anniversaries!

May 31, 2008

We celebrated last weekend, Monday is our official anniversary, and today’s our day-of-the-week anniversary! As you probably know, I’m a huge weather person. I was shocked to wake up on our wedding day to have my dad announced that there was a hurricane (turned tropical storm) headed our way (I had no idea there was […]

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Scrumptious + Simple

May 30, 2008

Not much to report other than some good wine tonight We’re taking it easy because tomorrow night is Sex and the City Date Night!! Yes, the husband and I are going together. If I had a group of girlfiends to go with I totally would get dressed up and drink martinis. You blog readers need […]

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Solo Dining

May 30, 2008

The house was getting a little claustrophobic from being home during the day all week, so I combined a few errands with lunch out for a change. I went to a new bistro  I hadn’t tried that has a light menu with build-your-own salads and a few sandwiches along with a case of fancy desserts […]

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Orange Ya Glad It’s Friday!?

May 30, 2008

Since I was out of lab early last night, I was able to get in bed early and got up at 5:00 for spinning this morning! I always leave the gym feeling satisfied after a hard spinning workout. Before I left – a frozen banana walnut scone with PB – (note the plate not even […]

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Foreign Dish, Local Greens

May 29, 2008

Red Lentil Dal with Collard Green Saag I made Happy Herbivore’s popular Indian recipes tonight (er…this afternoon): dal and saag. Super filling and spicy! I pureed the collards with my stick blender and liked the smaller pieces a lot. Lindsay doesn’t normally stir yogurt into her saag (so she says in the recipe), but I […]

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