• 2015,  California,  Christmas,  Christmas,  Family,  Food,  Holidays,  Musings,  Napa,  Sacramento,  Traditions

    …and Like That It’s Over!

    Christmas has come and gone… …just like that. If you remember correctly, I was trying to find my Christmas spirit on Christmas Eve. Shortly after I wrote/posted that, it started to sink in and magically I began to start feeling more in the spirit. Maybe it was just saying it out loud (well, really writing it) that made snap out of it. Maybe the super relaxing pedicure that was pure bliss also helped. But by Christmas Eve I was in the full Christmas spirit and ready for all the celebrations ahead. Christmas Eve w/ J’s family. This long weekend was exactly what I needed. Family time. Family time. Friend time. Lets just say 3.5 days was not…

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    Rose & Thorn [28}

    When a marathon takes over your city… Rose: Team Hot Mess killin’ it… Thorn: Feeling the effects of a sinus infection and not running for 8 days! You oblige and run the hell out of it! Well, your weekend pretty much revolves around it, at least. All these runners infest your city, your restaurants, and your hotels. Then every street you drive, daily, is shut down and getting around your neighborhood gets really frustrating. But I’m not mad at it, CIM does something to this town…something amazing… FRIDAY After a well deserved nap, it was time to hurry up and get ready for Goapele. Goap-huh?!? If you haven’t her her…