Instead of 5 links/recs/random notes, I will share 5 things I have booked, because I am apparently on a planning spree:
1- Nutcracker! We haven’t gone the last couple of years (G was too young) but with both girls in ballet I really wanted to go this year. C required a bit of convincing but I told him he could pick a restaurant for afterwards 🙂 Going in Miami mid-December.
2- Mitski! Love her music and when I got an alert she was coming to Miami Beach I just went for it. We might do it as a sleepover (ie, bring the kids, all of us sleep over) at Josh’s parents in Miami Beach since the concert is there.
3- Ummmm . . . a hotel in Traverse City Michigan? Well, this was premature but it’s fully refundable so I just did it because I think doing the Bayshore Marathon next year would be really fun (it’s on our anniversary weekend too, so perfect couples trip!).
4- Denver plane tix because I am going on a college girls’ weekend trip in November!! Cannot wait.
5- JAX: Actually, this is something I didn’t book – Josh and I were thinking of flying to our race, feeling concerned about post-marathon stamina for driving home (and we want to go home that night because the next day is G’s bday!). BUTTTTT tickets to JAX were $$$ and not at the right times and then I realized the drive was 5 hrs (not 6) so . . . we will be driving. We can take turns napping I suppose!
I have my first 20-mile run tomorrow which feels more momentous than it probably is (since I’ve done a number of 18-mile runs over the past few months). But I’m still excited. ALSO – excited to virtually spectate and cheer on my Chicago-running friends on Sunday! I am tracking you all on the app, along with some of my favorite elites!! ( <– is that creepy? If so, I’m sorry!!). Best of luck to Anna, Kristie, Chelsea, and Coco!!
Otherwise, it’s a pretty chill Josh-call weekend up ahead. One soccer game, A/G gymnastics, piano, etc. Probably some more baking of some kind!
I actually laughed out loud listening this year (and then texted Kelsey IRL). Such a fun festive welcome to fall!