Hey pals! I’m glad a lot of you loved my 10 yr running a blog anniversary journey down reminiscence lane/Q&A weblog submit! I had enjoyable writing that and reminiscing… it’s exhausting to imagine it has been so lengthy but it surely additionally seems like a bazillion years in the past once I had simply began my weblog and was writing these early posts! Lots has modified since then. 🙂

Anyway – I don’t know if it’s the cooler climate or what, however I’ve been feeling energized over right here! I had one other nice run early on Monday morning – this time with my buddy Sokphal.

Funny story: the above picture was taken by a younger Asian vacationer who spoke little or no English and was extraordinarily confused by what we had been attempting to do. Luckily he ultimately nailed it and all of us had been actually excited. 😉 

Anyway – we began early in hopes of catching an superior dawn, but it surely was largely cloudy… oh effectively! Still lovely. 

reflecting pool sunrise run washington dc

We stored it informal and did three miles as traditional, however I felt method higher than I’ve on our different latest runs, which was evident in our tempo as effectively. Slowly inching that tempo per mile again down once more!

I had a enjoyable exercise date with my buddy Chelsea earlier this week, too, right here in Del Ray – I’m loving the Mind the Mat pilates boot camp class. Super robust however in a great way. 🙂 

mind the mat del ray

Chelsea didn’t get the memo that everybody wears sneakers for the category because it’s a whole lot of boot camp stuff – whoops! 

As for the meals this week, one of many highlights was making my Easiest Baked Salmon recipe on Monday night time – my mother came to visit for dinner with me and Riese since Matt was out taking part in soccer. 

easy baked salmon

We had it with an orzo, broccoli, solar dried tomato, pine nut, and pesto concoction with some goat cheese. Riese actually favored it!

easy baked salmon mediterranean 

Another meals spotlight was shrimp tacos with slaw; Riese obtained a mini rolled up tortilla with some guac and lower up items of shrimp – she liked the tortilla and guac and left the shrimp.

shrimp tacos

And now, I’ll depart you with some Halloween pictures – our new city, Del Ray, apparently goes all out for Halloween as a result of actually elaborate Halloween decorations are popping up everywhere! Riese and I’ve been admiring them on our canine walks each morning. 

This one takes the cake – soooo creepy:

Although this home is crushing it, too. 

Apparently Matt and I must step up our sport! 

Do you adorn for Halloween? Matt and I used to earlier than Riese was born – we did slightly “graveyard” with tomb stones, cobwebs on the porch, a creepy trying lit up determine within the window, and so on. – however the previous few years we’ve been slightly lazy. Must get again into the spirit of it!

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