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.



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 ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

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.


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


I ate 1/2 and enjoyed every melty bite. ๐Ÿ™‚

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


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.


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.




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.


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



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.


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


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. ๐Ÿ™‚


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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