Monday, August 08, 2011

Random Thoughts for a Monday.

"The future depends on what we do in the present."
~Mahatma Gandhi

Nicaraguan Island Home
January 2008

About two weeks ago, I was doorbell-ditched by three little kids. :) I didn't answer at first because I knew what was happening. I finally did and they started laughing and running away. Then, they came back to introduce themselves to me. SO funny!

I miss the cloudy/thunderstormy summer we were having last month. Now, it's pretty much remaining cloudlessly in the mid 90s. I love the unexpected afternoon thunderstorms. LOVE them!

I still have that NYC trip post up my sleeve. Get ready. It's coming.

Being single only means you're patient enough to wait for someone you deserve and who really deserves you.

If you want your car to smell good, put a box of dryer sheets in an inconspicuous place. Then park in the heat of the sun in the middle of the day.

When I had a dream that one of my ex-boyfriends had a sex change and turned into petite woman about 5'5", I knew it was a nightmare and that I didn't want to find out what it "meant."

The hardest step of running for me is not the first one out the door, but the one about 22 minutes into it. :)

Never, never look at your 401k account the morning after the largest meltdown the stock market has seen since the onset of the most recent recession. Again, resist the urge the next morning when stocks have dropped even lower. Don't follow my example on this one. I'm more than obsessive about it, but we won't go there right now.

I'd like to live overseas again. I know I've said this before, but it's true. Maybe on an island. Like the one pictured above. An island home.

When attempting the Countries of the World Quiz on, don't forget that South Sudan has recently been declared the newest sovereign nation.

Always splurge on a Friday afternoon chair massage at the office. Totally worth it. (Especially when you wake up with a knot near your right shoulder blade which prohibits you from turning your head when changing lanes.)

Last night, after watching "The Social Network," I got online and got immediately on Facebook. Interesting world we live in.

Four weeks down, five to go on The Couch-to-5k running plan! I'm set for W5D1 tomorrow morning. (That's Week 5, Day 1.) Eeek.

I'm going to Italy in 30 days. More on that soon, but I'm so excited. Wahoo!


Brooke said...

I'm feeling jealousy pains about your Italy trip. I hope you have SOO much fun. Way to go on your progress with Couch to 5k. I love you my friend!

Anonymous said...

love your thoughts!!! love the picture!!! Love you xoxox nancy pants

Shauntel said...

So I just wanted to say that I love your comments on my blog. Thank you.

You're somewhere near me, right? If you're close, we really should get together for lunch some time. :)

P.S. I've deleted many a comment due to spelling errors. Totally get that.

Bethany said...

I want your life. Especially the parts where you travel to Italy, have a commitment to run that doesn't crumble with the site of ice cream, and have kids door bell ditch you. :)

Anonymous said...

I like all the comments, because they are my thought, too. You are great! Looking forward to the Park City getaway blog. Running, swimming, browsing, DVMF, and fun, fun, fun! Thanks for the memories! Mom

Kimberlee said...

I love your posts. Honest, endearing, and just plain lovely. When can we do lunch?!!?

Sharon Young said...

Can I just say, you look super pretty and super happy in these pictures. And the hike looks gorgeous! I've never hiked up there!