Monday, May 18, 2009

T - 3 hours

lest the local economy be disappointed that josh and i are going to be dumping our vacation cash in another state, we did our best to stimulate the NC businesses yesterday. the damage included:

brunch @ coquette -- crepes this time
a design history DVF-style wrap dress from uniquities (on sale for $47!)
tickets to star trek which i didn't think was the best ever, but tolerated.
a napa/sonoma guidebook, plus the geography of bliss to read on the plane
this handy pad for the fridge

whew. josh also unveiled his bday gift 3 days early because he wanted me to have it for the trip! i now have 2 pairs of beautiful simple earrings to complete my CA wardrobe: a pair of tiny titanium hoops and some sparkly studs. i love both!! josh has never picked anything out for me that i didn't think was perfect, and his record remains flawless.

packing procrastination
despite my best intentions (i DID make a wardrobe plan!) i succumbed yet again. in fact, i am not yet packed now. but this is about to change since our plane leaves in 3 hours! CA HERE WE COME!



workout: 8 miles -- 4 outside in CH (9:20ish pace) and 4 on the treadmill (9:13/mi). i am so slow these days, or my footpod calibration needs tweaking.


  1. claire6:59 AM

    bon voyage! take lots of pictures and have fun!

  2. some earring pictures are clearly warranted! :)

  3. Have a great trip! I highly recommend Unti vineyards in the Dry Creek Valley - small winery with delicious wine! Drink some wine for me!

  4. Anonymous11:51 AM

    Hi! first time posting but been following your blog. On Thursday, check out the CIA (Culinary Institute of America) for lunch/dinner or Downtown Healdsberg for great walking around and dinner/dessert.

    My fiance is from Sonoma County and we love visiting these local places whenever we get the chance.

    Have fun!

  5. Have an AMAZING time!! I love the "Dinner" and "Not dinner" phrasing on the pad...straight and to the point!

  6. Have an awesome trip! Can't wait to read all about it. You guys are going to have a blast.

  7. You are going to have so much fun! Can't wait to see the pics.

    I hate packing too. People have been asking me if I'm packed for Europe since last week. Who packs that early? So annoying.

  8. atilla9:20 PM

    good wine good food good rest good vistas maybe a little scenic running who could ask for more

  9. Have an amazing time! I can't wait to see all the pictures.

    And re: your Naturally Thin comment - I definitely agree that many of her suggestions such as tasting small amounts of things do not work for active people. I am in the middle of the book and will do a full review soon!

  10. Have a wonderful vacation! Don't forget to call on your birthday to listen to the Magical Music Box if you want another year of good fortune :)
    L, da