August 2012

Running Buddies

August 26, 2012

I miss long runs with friends. On Friday, Mary told me she was running 20 miles on Sunday and was recruiting friends to run part of the distance with her. Knowing I haven’t run more than 6.5 miles since May, I told her I would be more than happy to run some of it with more »

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Spinners

August 25, 2012

Did you know in St. Petersburg Beach there’s a restaurant that spins while you eat? It sits on top of the Grand Plaza hotel and my friends, Emily and Aaron, invited us over to eat there tonight. The Grand Plaza is one of the high contenders in their search for the perfect wedding venue (they’re more »

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A night out

August 25, 2012

Three cheers for visiting friends! I miss Emily. Sometimes I forget just how much I miss her. The two of us were inseparable in college, in fact, Emily was the one who introduced Derek and me way back in 2005 (a fact she’ll tell anyone that asks – it’s her number one line when trying more »

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Not my week

August 24, 2012

Is it the weekend yet? I can’t seem to catch a break today/this week. First of all, thank you for sending all of your happy thoughts our friend’s way. I’m happy to report the friend is stable and doing well. She still needs happy thoughts, but the scariest stuff is over. (that’s my good news more »

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Think Happy Thoughts

August 24, 2012

Do you know what’s been missing from my life for 10 days? Swimming. I’m not the only one, apparently my teammates have all been missing from the pool, too. Marcus hurt his back, Mary was traveling with me for HLS, some of our teammates were at Nationals, we’ve been rained out this week, etc. etc. more »

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You had a good run, Sophie’s

August 23, 2012

Let’s have a moment of silence for the dearly departed Sophie’s French Bakery & Cafe. *sniff* I first discovered Sophie’s when I moved to Tampa over a year ago. I was on the hunt for the perfect coffee shop to work from and Sophie’s quickly landed on the top of the list. They had great more »

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