Chicago (Day 2)

Our first full day in Chicago started off kind of rough. Walking around a city in heavy rain is not enjoyable…but a little rain never stopped us! (Even though it absolutely did make us kind of whiney.)
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San Francisco – Catamaran Bay Cruise

On Saturday afternoon we had reservations for a catamaran tour in the Bay!

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San Francisco – Day 3

We were technically in San Francisco for a conference, and I procrastinated (see a theme?) and didn’t get us in the conference hotel. When we showed up at the conference hotel today for my presentation, I had to do a lot of apologizing to J who walked in, looked around, and then gave me the “are you kidding me” look. The conference was held at the Hyatt Regency at the Embarcadero Center area. And it’s beautiful. [This is not a sponsored post, but Hyatt, if you’re reading, I’d be happy to come and stay there *wink, wink*]

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Dim Sum (San Francisco – Day 1, Part 2)

In my last post I briefly mentioned that this post would be about our first experience with dim sum. Let’s just say we were completely out of our element (there are not many opportunities for dim sum in rural North Carolina).

But if you’re in San Francisco and looking for some great dim sum, we highly recommend a stop at Dragon Beaux!

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Trying New Things – Yoga

I know, I know. I’m extremely late to the yoga party. But at least I’m finally showing up. I convinced myself this week that I needed to end my gym drought and make use of some of the classes I was paying for. Since I’m training for the Rock ‘n Roll Savannah half marathon, I figured yoga would be a helpful addition and would force me to do a little stretching (I got scolded at Fleet Feet for being a stretch slacker). I’ve been getting better at working stretching in, but I still forget to do it after runs :\

I have a silly habit of getting nervous about going to places I’ve never been or participating in activities/events that I’ve never done. I think it’s the control freak in me that doesn’t like giving up control and being knowledge-less about the situation – who will be there? will I run into a student? will it be so full that I’ll have to be in the front row? will the instructor be using yoga terms? are there certain yoga clothes I should be wearing so I don’t stand out as the newbie?

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