May 2008

Sex And The Queen City

May 31, 2008
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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