Monday Mentionings: December 12

Good Monday morning! Less than 2 weeks until Christmas! Last week, I bought Chris’ and my stockings and put letters on them. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  And of course, Jasper’s tube and mousie are in the picture too.

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It’s finally gotten really cold around these parts. Thursday night, it felt like 14 degrees with the wind chill, and that’s about as cold as I’ll tolerate for running.  I ran to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription, and ran home.  It was chilly, and once it got dark it felt even colder.

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Friday evening was the work Christmas party.  My team is below, the 3 guys I work with day in and day out.  It was a great party, and I’m so lucky and grateful to have such a wonderful company to work for.

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And of course I had to get a pic with my work bestie, Jenn.  We hung out most of the evening, and had some delicious finger foods and desserts.

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After the work party on Friday, I went to Michelle’s apartment for a get together she was having.  It’s always great to see Belle, I’m so glad she is in KC now.

 

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Saturday morning, I decided to get my long run over.  It was cold, but felt ok since I bundled up.  It was a rough run in terms of how I felt… I definitely haven’t been drinking enough water since it’s been colder out.  I really need to work on upping my water intake again.  I got through 8 miles, and then got some chores done before Chris came home from work.

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Saturday night, we drove up to St. Joseph for his band’s show at Rendezvous.  The show was great, and I can’t wait to see them play again this Saturday at Captain’s in Lee’s Summit. If you’re in the KC area, you should definitely come out and watch his show (it’s free!!).

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We got home really late on Saturday night, so we enjoyed sleeping in a bit, then ran lots of Christmas errands. By the time we got home Sunday evening, it was definitely time for relaxing.

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Have a great week! Stay bundled up!

2 thoughts on “Monday Mentionings: December 12

    • Hmm let’s see. Harry Potter is on the left. There’s a smattering of running books in the middle, there’s the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and a small collection of other random books like the Elephant Whisperer, Marley and Me, and The Art of Racing in the Rain…

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