This weekend was chill. Weather-wise, vibe-wise, football players uniting in solidarity against evil forces-wise. Do I wish we didn’t even have to go there? YES. But do I respect the hell out of everyone who took a stand (er, knee) yesterday? EVEN MORE YES. And just like that, I’m a football fan 😛
But in all seriousness, this weekend was very good, very laid back, very cozy and I’m left feeling rested and reinvigorated. Let’s do this thing!
Friday started with a work event at the Leopold Bros. Distillery, which we’d never been to but it was a beautiful space. We totally missed the tour but from what I hear it was very in-depth and not in a good way so maybe I’m glad we missed it… Did get to drink a real good cherry-infused Moscow Mule though!
Afterwards, we battled our way through the traffic back to Denver, then hit up Illegal Pete’s and the Kaleo concert at the Paramount Theater. We had GOOD seats and per usual, the band sounded incredible. Also felt like saying, “Look, I see you bass player/hype man and I’d love to jump up and down but this floor is sticky as hell and I can’t actually lift my feet.”
Saturday started with an 8-mile run. Actually, Saturday started with my alarm going off and me feeling like “NO!!!!” Really not into that run. But we did it, it’s done and now we just have one week of short training runs before the actual 15K race on Sunday. I got a massage afterwards and there’s really nothing better than post-long run pampering and an hour and a half of Mom time ♥
Came home and Joey had planted the mums my sister bought me. I love them both so much! Also hit up the grocery — there were peaches, apples and pears and I couldn’t decide what season my tastebuds were in so I got one of each — then made pizza dinner. Guys, this was a Thai Roasted Cauliflower Pizza and it was AMAZING. You gotta make it! Also, La La Land is on HBO now so we re-watched and upon second viewing, we decided… it’s still a delight!
It basically drizzled ALL DAY on Sunday, but before the rain started, we made it to breakfast at Stowaway. Of course we ordered a Salted Maple Pecan Donut as a breakfast appetizer! Joey headed out to watch football afterwards and I put on cozy clothes and didn’t leave the house for the rest of the day. I just started Big Little Lies and I think I like it! Also knocked out our lunch for the week and then, after Joey was done re-writing the baseball standings (eeek!), we made a huge pot of 5-Ingredient Green Curry for dinner and it was kind of the perfect meal for a rainy day.
It’s only supposed to be gloomy like this for another day or so, but I walked around yesterday saying stuff like “I can’t believe it’s winter now!” because JUST LAST WEDNESDAY, it was literally 90+ degrees and this weekend felt like such a sharp contrast. I’m not ready for it!
How was your weekend?
2 thoughts on “Weekend Things & A Change of Seasons”
I just bookmarked that recipe SO FAST. I love Pinch of Yum and that curry looks amaze. Also, envious of your colder weather. It is still in the 80s/90s here. 90s! I am worried we will end up missing the transition to Fall in D.C. while we are in Europe, but I recognize that’s a #firstworldproblem.
We were in D.C. last September and it was UNGODLY HOT. I couldn’t believe it! On the bright side, Europe should be perfectly lovely this time of year.
Glad I inspired you to try the curry! I think we have something like three POY curry recipes in our dinner rotation, ha 🙂