I burst out laughing when I saw the silhouettes of three bear heads from the driveway.
So 3,000 miles ago…..
Alicia met me for a run! We went down Market St. and by all of the Piers. (Mom, I heard the seals for you). It was a great run and I was so glad to be outside in the beautiful sunshine. By the end though I started to feel kinda sick. My body was not primed for hard exercise! We ran about 4.5 miles before we went back to shower and get ready for breakfast.
Thanks for the fun run Alicia!
Breakfast was sooo convenient – this awesome cafe was right downstairs!
Girls minus Amber (who got stuck on public transport) –
I couldn’t resist!!!
Especially after getting an eye of this topping bar – complete with house-made granola!
You know this came out!
This was a huuuuge bowl of steel cut oats. I couldn’t even finish it all! I loaded on the raisins, chopped almonds, granola and Barney Butter.
What really put me over-the-top full was this fabulouso London Fog, a recommendation by Jenna – Earl Grey Tea with Steamed Milk. It was totally awesome and I will be getting more!!!
From now on I am only doing blog meet-ups at cafes for breakfast. They always work out so well! I had a wonderful time talking to these guys 🙂
Maggie was sweet and brought us all homemade tea bags!
After breakfast we checked out of the hotel and awesome Krista and Kristen offered to take me to the airport. We had a chatty trip over – thanks again guys!!
Once there I plopped down and got some work done. I got SO MUCH done on this trip during my flights. I loved the excuse to be stapled to a chair with my laptop. Wheee!
I knew I wanted soup for lunch. Just what I was craving. None of the flavors they had seemed that appealing – chili, mexican, lentil, cabbage – but he let me taste the cabbage and WOW was it good!! There was beef, cabbage, big carrots and I’m pretty sure green grapes. It was really great soup! I took it on the plane and ate it about 30 minutes later – still hot enough!
Today’s flight felt longer than last weeks – probably because I didn’t nap for an hour of it. I read the Time Traveler’s Wife for a while (I’m finally getting into it – I thought it was a really slow start) then snoozed then worked for about 2.5 hours then read some more.
MOM: "Oh Beautiful For Spacious Skies!!" – Pike’s Peak just for you! Our pilot called it out!
A couple hours later I had a BethT honeycrisp and a Clif Bar
My flight got in at 9PM – I TIME TRAVELED 3 HOURS!!!
Matt was there to pick me up! [For the record Harry, who met Sally, he always picks me up :)]
Got excited over my newly replaced Eye-Fi card. Let’s hope it works this time!
And made a quick simple dinner –
Microwaved sweet potato fries (3 minutes on high with cooking spray and cinnamon and kosher salt)
Carrot + celery + hazelnut butter
And some Oikos with Erewhon Raisin Bran + Jam. Probably didn’t need this part because I wasn’t really that hungry, but it tasted good!
Ended with a Scharffen Berger Chocolate. I have POUNDS of their chocolate that I brought home from the conference and it’s awesome dark 60-82% cacao! My favorite!
I can’t believe it’s after 11PM here. Going to bed now!
But not until I say one last major thank you to Nasoya and the Mushroom Channel for the bash of a weekend. It felt like a week-long trip and I can’t believe I have class tomorrow!! It’s going to be a busy week, but nothing too stressful.
P.S. The gray dress is from H&M in Boston!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!