Friday, I had a lot of fires at work. At 2pm, most of them seemed to be out, mostly because the office cleared out. By 3, after a chat with Wells Fargo who has lost my mortgage but has a record of all my payments and the declining principle, I gave up. I decided to go see some pups. My favorite of course is someone else's. I think she is already adopted (her 7 days for her owner to find her wasn't up). Anyway, she reminded me of Guinness. Went immediately to the gate to leave, carried on like I was torturing her for not letting her run away, and really enjoyed running up and down the parking lot. Perfect dog for a runner.
|Cindy...Someone has applied to adopt her|
Saturday, I got up and decided to go for a run. At 7AM it was 70 degrees and humid. I went out to the prison. I was drenched. Crossed over the train tracks and climbed up the big hill. Then I did some rolling hills, and turned around and came back. I went down the really big hill. There is a huge hill after going down. How did I never see this? I will own this hill. God I hope the train doesn't come while climbing (the top of the hill is the train track). I got up the hill. Slowed slightly as I crossed the tracks. All of the sudden, "Ding, ding, ding" Red blinking lights. Train horn. I look to the right and the train is barreling down from behind the prison and coming at me with me in the middle of the tracks. Let's just say, I did pick up my pace, and my heart rate flew up. I got over the tracks safely. I was happy that the train decided to come when it did and not while I was on the hill. The trains right there are usually long (like when you are in the car, you turn around and go another way).
I finished up that street and turned onto the main street. A young man was walking. Right as I turned, 9 minutes was up so I started walking. The young man informed me I was cheating. I started laughing. I told him I had cheated 5 other times before that. It was a steady 5 miles. It was hot. But my legs felt good.
While tooling around at home, my friend IM from Seattle texted to let me know he had a few hours to spare (he was in town seeing his family). Since I rarely get to see him, D and I met him at the local pub. Another friend who I hadn't seen in about 15 years came to see us as well. Unfortunately we only got to see them for about 45 minutes. We had plans with M to go to Brew at the Zoo. That was fun. We saw animals, I danced (not a pretty sight), we had beer and listened to Arrested Development.
|D, Panda, Me and M|
Yesterday D and I didn't do much because he didn't feel well. Today, I'm the one who is sick...sore throat.
Overall good weekend.
Happy Memorial Day, and thanks to all who have served.