This week has been a busier week. I don't think I have the right to say it was a busy week, because it wasn't overwhelming. It was just busier than normal. It included a few runs, lots of snow, data entry work, dental hygiene work, birthdays, and much more.
The week began last Sunday doing a long run on the roads close to our house. We had fun running with our friends Nick and Taryn. The guys ran 6 miles and the girls ran 5 miles. It was a pretty good day to run, especially since the sun was out.
This is after the run, and we are starting to get cold.
Monday was a low key day. So all you get is a picture of my dinner. This is how it goes around the Smith house: quesadilla, popcorn, and apple sauce.
Tuesday morning I was woken up at 6am by an office manager from a dental office in South Bend asking me to fill in for a hygienist. I scramble to get ready to get down there in a timely manner. Then she calls me as I just start the drive and tells me she doesn't need me until 11am. So I go back home and watch the Today show. Glad I got to work, but it would have been nice to get the extra sleep. I'll never turn down work, though!
It took me twice as long to get home Tuesday night, because the "blizzard" had started. I made it home safely. Matt and I decided to make the rest of the night a game night, just us two.
Rack-O... Super fun game!
Wednesday we woke up to about an additional 20+ inches of snow. Matt was excited, because Josh and him headed out and made some buck snow blowing driveways. Also Andrews University took a rare snow day. They have only taken 4 snow days in the past 12 years, quite different from the south!
We did make it to our friend Joshua's b-day party on the blustery snowy day!!
As you know... Thursday night is date night. Matt and I have really been enjoying having date night at our house instead of going out. We also got a 3.5 mile run in too. The snow really messed up our running schedule. Kinda difficult to run in a foot of snow.
We mad pigs in a blanket!!
Friday I had a working interview in South Bend and got home when our cell group was supposed to be meeting. I was exhausted, but so glad I could spend the evening with good friends and digging in the word. Check out John 17... Good stuff!
It was Michelle's birthday. So we celebrated with Indian food, date bars & pistachio pie (per Joshua's birthday request), and yellow cake with chocolate icing (per Michelle's birthday request).
We had a lot of fun with our friends this Saturday after church. We ate meatless meat loaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, green bean casserole, salad, homemade bread, juice, and coconut pie. Don't get too jealous!!
Josh and Brittany chilling with Maglee!
Nick and Taryn
This morning, my husband was so sweet and made a good breakfast for me. It included some Taryn's homemade bread toasted, eggs, tots, and O.J. I have had a little bit of a sore throat/cold, so Matt took me to the store to get some yummy tea. So far today I have drank 4 cups. (Thank you, Taryn for convincing me that I like hot tea!)
This afternoon we decided that even though it was flurrying outside and there was snow on the ground, we would run our scheduled long run. Matt ran with Nick at a faster pace, and I ran behind them. I was so proud of myself, I did all six miles by myself with no ipod. My running buddies, I've run with in the past, weren't able to get together today.
Matt and I decided that the Super Bowl is even more fun, just us two at our cozy little home.
This is us "watching" the Super Bowl. Really Matt did most of the watching. I finished a book, read a magazine, and now I'm doing this blog.
So that was my busier than normal week!
Proverbs 6:6,7 The Message
You lazy fool, look at an ant. Watch it closely; let it teach you a thing or two. Nobody has to tell it what to do.