(So sleepy today! Mondays after vacation are the worst) Tuesday After another long day of work, Carina drove over from Orlando. Her college friend, Devlin, also in town for the evening, stopped by as well. They both ended up joining me and my parents for dinner! My mom grilled some incredible chicken that had us … More Day 184: Cool Breeze, Cool Friends
Is it already Monday?? Where has the time gone. It seems like so much happened this weekend. Until I actually review what I did and realize it was not much at all. What was I doing? Sleeping? Probably eating. And lots of reading. What was I reading? Don’t laugh… but I finished Fifty Shades of … More Day 180: Scenes at Dusk and Rock Hard Abs
The sun is out! The sky is blue! It is a welcome sight. I almost forgot what the sun looked like. Though I probably should get used to that. Shanghai is not the sunniest place in the world…. With the sunshine came dry streets and the ability to actually drive to work Wednesday. It was … More Day 178: Welcome Back Sunshine
The sun is out! The streets are (almost) dry!! Unfortunately this meant that I actually had to go in to work today ;-), but it is nice to get out of the house. Tuesday Yesterday was still very wet and tide still very high so we decided to stay close to home again. Cabin fever … More Day 177: Stuck at Home
Yesterday I worked hard. I moved boxes, organized party favors, directed storage and organization of gifts, and sweated more than I thought was possible. And this was all between 2-5pm. Then the real party started. My dad was on the host committee for a Welcome to St. Pete party in a penthouse downtown. The party … More Day 172: Let’s get this party started
Monday Musings What do you do when you’re feeling blue? When you eat 10 cookies after listening to nutrition classes? When your wonderful boyfriend has no cellphone? When your wonderful boyfriend finally shows up on your front step 2 hours after you get home? When you are jealous of your dad for working out in … More Day 169: [Monday Musings] What do you do?
Sometimes I hate living where I grew up. Everything is very predictable, safe, and easy. Sometimes I love it. I love the heat. I love the endless sunshine. I love the summer thunderstorms that roll in every afternoon. I love the ocean. I love seafood. I love the beaches, lakes, and rivers. I love the … More Day 162: I love you but I don’t have to like you