This morning I executed my multitask plan so well. Was out the door at 6:30am. Dropped the Jeep off for service. Knowing they said it’d take a few hours, I went out for a 10 mile run. I had to actually run a lot of the same location as my 16 miler last weekend which included the boardwalk. I know! Rough to have to look at the beautiful ocean right?! But I did climb a big hill about 8 1/2 miles in to get me back to the main road where the service center is.

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About 3 miles in I got a FaceTime phone call from my nephew. I stopped running to chat with him a bit. It was such a nice surprise. I love my nephew. And my niece? Well, check out her little message she wrote me on the leftover butternut squash soup that my sister-in-law made me.

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When I arrived back at the service center they told me they were so busy and only had 4 mechanics so my Jeep wouldn’t be done until the end of the day. I burst into tears. Enough was enough. I have managed to maintain calmness through the events of Tuesday and Wednesday (wrong part was ordered not once but twice) but this had thrown me over the edge.The manager finally realized he had to do something so he arranged for a car rental for me. (at their expense).

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I stopped at a bench along the boardwalk to stretch my hamstring and may or may not have laid there for a while =)

So I’ve got me a lovely Jeep Patriot for the next couple of days. No 26.2 magnet on the back šŸ™ LOL. I came home and immediately had a nice hot cuppa coffee and some blackberries. I am OBSESSED with blackberries lately. I want to eat them all day.

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my favorite mug!

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and my latest obsessionĀ 

I also ate a cinnamon raisin bagel with whipped cream cheese. But it was inhaled before I could snap a pic.

So now I’m packing what I need for my girls weekend and spending some QT with the doodle before he heads off to his friend Biggie’s house for a sleepover.


duncan and biggie: BFFs


best buds

Hope you have a very nice weekend and that you get to sweat out the small stuff…

Question: Latest favorite fruit?Ā