It’s 9 am. I’m just sitting here drinking some coffee and still being tired. I slept until 8 but I’m still tired. Kind of a late night. Oh well.
I uploaded the pictures from my camera from the cruise and wanted to share a few good ones.
The cruise was right after the royal wedding and Grand Cayman is a British territory.
We look like British royalty clearly. German/Italian Brits.
Tony & Sam:
Aaron took this picture solely because there was a rooster wandering around in the background.
My FAVORITE picture.
Another good one
Husband in the water at Grand Cayman:
And the concludes vacation pictures. Wooo!
Moving on to this past week. Last Sunday was the Girls on the Run 5k. It was at Hartwood Acres outside of Pittsburgh and was just a Girls on the Run race. It was open to the public but no real timing or anything and everyone wore the #1 bib.
I somehow managed to acquire three t-shirts that day.. Here I am bright and early. The weather was pretty warm and not raining. It was muddy because it’s rained pretty much every day for the past two months in Pittsburgh but we had a good morning for the race. No sun but pretty warm.
Aaron also managed to get 3 new shirts that day. He also really liked the fact that they made the shirts the least masculine that they possibly could.
So the race started and our little team of about 12 girls and 4 coaches plus Aaron started out together but quickly spread apart. Aaron and I pretty much ran by ourselves but passed a few members of our team and cheered them on as we went along. The girls pretty much stuck together in pairs because it was almost impossible to stay with more than one other person on the course. It was a really relaxed race and lots of fun! Aaron hasn’t run at all in months but managed to do really well at this 5k!
I can’t believe Girls on the Run is over already! It went really fast. I was an assistant coach so I was only there once a week but it was still a good experience especially considering I have no experience with children at all. It was great to talk to them and hear about their lives and to remember what it was like to be 9 or 10 years old and dealing with your classmates and your family and all of the other pressure of being in that situation. I forgot what it was like back then. I’m glad I was involved in it and if my company allows it again next year, I’ll probably be back!
And then Aaron will get another GOTR medal and pink t-shirt that says Focus on Women. YES!
Last night (Friday) I decided to attack the dining room trim. I am devoting this weekend to painting the dining room so I had to rip off the quarter round around the floor so that I could sand the trim to paint. We considered also removing the trim and replacing it but it actually goes below the flooring. Weird. And that also means that we will need to replace the quarter round even though we both like how it looks better without.
So I pried the quarter round off around the room, pulled out a bunch of nails and then sanded the trim.
I got two paint samples last week and we painted spots on the wall of each. I’ve been contemplating which one to use all week. The lighter color is called Natural and the darker is called Oat Bran. They’re in the same family, just different shades. I think I might go with the lighter color and hope that our room ends up looking like the picture on the right.
This one. I also really like the chair rail trim. hmmm
Okay this has been a pretty LONG blog post so I’m going to cut off my rambling. It’s going to be a HOT weekend here! Happy Saturday!