there is no shortage of gorgeous fall offerings from my favorite retailer. but for the love of pete, it's going up to 95 today! in fact, it's already 73 degrees as i type this at 5:51 am. so much for fall, at least in this neck of the woods.
but hey -- you know what is definitely fall-related, but doesn't depend on the weather? if you've been to this website before, you could probably guess what i'm going to bust out with:
yep -- it's anthro stationery! when i go to the (brick & mortar) store, my attention is mainly on the clothes. but i do find it rather difficult to maintain my focus sometimes when there are just so.many.pretty.things swirling all around (i suppose that's the intention of whoever designs such places). and the number one distraction for me, of course, is the paper.
some of their items are a little too frou-frou for my taste -- i tend to prefer my stationery and planning supplies to be clean, modern, and modular, with high-quality paper (probably why i like the exaclair products so much). but that doesn't mean i don't at least like to look.
here are a few of the more interesting offerings:
and finally, something a little bit more 2010:
well, something must have finally snapped yesterday (maybe after i wrote the morning's post?) because it was a MUCH better day (finally!). i managed to get nearly caught up with my work, and i even made up for some lost time on my study plan. i'm now just 1 day behind instead of 3!
it's just been a weird week. my eating and sleeping habits have been less than stellar, and my typical motivation -- to do anything and everything -- just wasn't there! but yesterday after running, i decided to just zero in on what was important, leaving the trimmings for another time.
thankfully, it worked.
i don't usually say this (or feel this way!), but T.G.I.F. sometimes a weekend really is in order.
workout: 5 miles on the TM while reading real simple -- i liked the october issue! i think i might even use it as a jumping-off point for a new cooking challenge . . .
no cook night: last night i went out for 'endo dinner' (ie: with the two other fellows + one of the youngest attendings). we had a TON to talk about and ended up closing down durham's thai cafe. no pictures -- it's definitely not a secret, but i do try to keep a low profile regarding this site at work.
board prep: as i wrote above - just one day behind now in my plan! between today and the weekend, i should be able to catch up. whew!