This morning my house smells like Pine Sol. I love it. I’ve just finished some spring cleaning and the place feels so new and fresh. Later I’m going to look for hair clippers because Klane has finally given in and is letting me try my hand at cutting his hair. Exciting! And a little scary.
Life has been really really great lately. I am so happy. I love springtime, I love the city, I love my husband, I love my job, I love our apartment, I love our ward, life is just good. I have never enjoyed spring this much, maybe because in Utah you sort of skip directly from winter to summer. Springtime has been gorgeous here, and I’ve loved noticing the subtle changes every morning in the park with things blooming and growing each day.
Training for the half-marathon is going well; it’s so fun to have a goal to motivate us. It’s amazing to run seven miles and actually feel great! Six weeks ago, running that far would’ve killed us. It’s fun to see what you can do when you dedicate yourself to something. Klane has been running home from work, while I’ve been getting up early to run, and we’ve had fun doing our long runs on Saturdays together. We are getting really excited for our long weekend in Boston and the race at the end of May. Dayna’s inspiring post about the SLC Half last weekend gave me chills and got me so pumped!
My friend Wade from high school came to visit last week and I met up with him on Monday to hang out. It was really fun, we walked down Fifth Ave and went to the Guggenheim, then shopped at H&M. Wade easily out-shopped me by about an hour, haha. I am not a big shopper and got tired quickly. But I did get a couple cute shirts, one for $9 and one for $5. Gotta love H&M. It was a fun outing and fun to catch up with an old friend.
On Saturday we hung out with friend Pat who is in the city looking for apartments. We’re so excited he and Lindsay will be moving back to the city soon. Pat, Klane and I went to Lombardi’s for pizza on Saturday night. That pizza is so so good. And I love the neighborhood. We walked over to SoHo for a little bit and I love it there too. We should get downtown more often, I love the narrow streets and cobblestone.
Sorry Pat for the un-flattering shot. I took this picture to show the girl in the background. She came in, ordered a pizza, then slowly and solemnly ate the entire thing by herself. She was skinny too! It was crazy. I kept watching her in amazement every time she picked up another piece. Sometimes I like to watch people and wonder what their story is… Maybe she recently had a bad break-up? Maybe she just has a crazy fast metabolism and regularly eats entire pizzas by herself?