Tonight I’m taking a break from genetics to catch up around here! I know that blogging isn’t real work in the I-get-paid-for-it sense, but I always feel a tingle of accomplishment when I catch up on the just-for-fun writing that I do.
Paradoxically, we are settling into daily life in Austin as our schedule is about to become much busier with work. I did well with my exercise last week, getting outside for some movement six days out of seven. On Monday, we took the bus to downtown Austin, theoretically to buy me some study/tutoring materials for chemistry. We checked out Book People, where they keep the college study references in just the right place: next to the incense!
They didn’t have any chemistry references for me, so I settled for a votive candle and Paul bought a new journal. (We’re big on journaling in our house!) From there, we headed over to Whole Foods to buy a few groceries, then we caught the bus home. Note for the record that we did NOT go into Anthropologie because I’m saving it for a special treat: when I hit 100 tutoring hours on WyzAnt, I’m giving myself permission to buy something from Anthro if I want. It’s a store that is, I think, generally out of my price range (and I don’t have the patience/desire to stalk sales the way other people do), but I’m happy to use it as a reward now that there is a store near me.
On Sunday morning, we headed out on the riverside bike trail for a LONG bike ride in the sunshine. (The photos at the top are from our ride.) This time, we didn’t get any flat tires, so we were able to enjoy our bikes all the way back home, where the uphill was so steep that I had to hop off my bike and walk it. My legs were trashed by the end, but it was a deliciously tired feeling.
And that brings this blog officially UP TO DATE! Hurray!