Thursday, September 30, 2010

I’ll have the burger, minus the burger

by Meghann on September 30, 2010

Let me introduce you to my desk for the day.

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I can’t complain too bad though because right outside was this.

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I’m not sure I will ever get over how beautiful it is here.

The morning conference sessions went by quickly (thanks to a couple of outside breaks thrown in there ;) )

For lunch they had a salad and sandwich bar set up where I was able to grab a little of this and a little of that.

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The talk of the lunch hour was the giant WARM cookies set out.

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I ate 1/2 and enjoyed every melty bite. :)

My neighbor was pulling people in with a giant bowl of candy all afternoon.

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Not just any candy either, he had the good stuff. Snickers, M&Ms, Butterfingers, Ghiradelli Chocolates, etc. he knew how to sell it right.

At some point during the afternoon he was able to sell me too with a Dark Chocolate Ghirardelli bar.

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I need to remember a bowl of candy for my next conference.

I’ve had a lot of down time this conference and I’ve really been enjoying it. I was able to both explore the surrounding area and was able to get a lot of work done via e-mails and phone calls. I probably got more work this afternoon working at my booth than I would of working at my desk with all the distractions.

By the time the conference ended around 4:00 I was wiped. the lack of sleep and altitude was really catching up with me. Luckily, my boss was feeling the same way and we both agreed an early dinner was a necessity.

We hopped in the rental car and headed to the nearby town of Dillion for a quick bite to eat at the recommended Red Mountain Grill.

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We sat outside and took advantage of the 2 for 1 Happy Hour. I had 2 Fate Tires – one before dinner and one with dinner.

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We also dug into the Chips and Salsa while deciding what to order.

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The menu was very meat heavy and for some reason I just wasn’t feeling the meat. Instead of settling with something I didn’t want, I took matters into my own hands and ordered the all-american burger with the works, minus the burger.

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My ‘burger’ came with guacamole, cheese, onions, mushrooms, tomato, pickles, and lettuce and an order of fries.

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The sandwich was so filling on it’s own that I honestly didn’t even miss the burger. It was perfect and exactly what I needed. :)

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The early dinner meant we were home before the sunset. Works for me. I’m currently chilling in front of the TV with a gigantic glass of water and the new Grey’s. Life is good.

Hopefully I’ll have a better night of sleep tonight.*fingers crossed*

Good Night!

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A Sunrise Run in the Mountains

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