City Girl Runner

I had a great weekend, and I wanted to fill you in on some of my adventures. It’s not everyday that I get to be a city girl!cherryblossom10mirun

My friend Cathy and I spent the weekend in Washington D.C. I was fortunate enough to win a spot to run in the Cherry Blossom 10 mile race. Before you start thinking I’m a bad ass runner, let me clarify. I had initially planned on running the full 10 miles, but since knee issues cropped up early on in training, I switched to the 5K. But I’m getting ahead of myself.

I decided I wasn’t going to over-pack because of lugging my stuff around on the metro so I squeezed everything into a North Face backpack (not one of the climbing or backpacking ones, one that is more of a book bag). Yay me! Sort of (that explanation will come later). Continue reading “City Girl Runner”

D.C. Photos

I wanted to share some of the pics I took this past weekend while in Washington D.C. Unfortunately, I didn’t have my nice Canon digital SLR with me so I made use of the camera on my phone. They are still some fun shots even though they weren’t taken with my good camera. I should warn you that not all of the photos are tourist destinations. Since I have a home to decorate, I’m keeping an eye out for interior design ideas as well as architectural details. Hope you enjoy those tidbits too.

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