Tales From The Weekend

On Saturday, our church was really scanty because a lot of our regular members are still in Texas attending the General Conference session – we’re kind of in summer vacation mode, ergo, time for bright, casual outfits, like my orange dress.

I went to an awesome backyard party on Saturday night where I wore another bright top, but sadly, I have no photos from the event.

On Sunday morning, we had a fundraiser walkathon at the park and I walked to raise some cash for the kids.

 To keep their spirits high, they even organized an impromptu race. I decided not to put my own running skills (haha) on exhibition and let the kids just have their moment of glory.

 After all the excitement, I had walked (I ran a couple) 17 laps, each lap being a quarter mile = 4.25 miles walked, in the sun. I was hot all the rest of the day, drinking cold water with lemon chunks to try to rehydrate.
I was so beat, I skipped out on the afternoon tennis lesson but found myself walking a couple more miles… including visiting the community garden, complete with a very welcome, shaded sitting area…

… Grapes growing overhead

 … and although most of the gardens have tomatoes and squash…

… Someone had also planted a flag

 This was another weekend for the books.
This week, I am looking forward to:

  1. Writing 10,000 words towards the novel
  2. Work on my swimming technique
  3. Go camping on the weekend – including my second hike of the season.

How was your weekend? What are you looking forward to in the week ahead? 

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6 Comments Add yours

  1. I need more colour in my wardrobe. Thanks for inspiring me with that gorgeous orange dress.
    You got in a lot of walking and running. That’s not easy in the heat.
    This weekend I visited my parents and cooked some delicious beef medallions.

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    1. Run Wright says:

      Thanks. I had a job once where I wore all black and it spilled over into the rest of my life and my wardrobe was almost entirely black. But wearing color can be a complete mood booster. So sometimes I might even go overboard with the brights these days.
      Beef medallions sound yummy!

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  2. Katie says:

    Love this color on you!! And YAY for such a great fundraiser!!

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    1. Run Wright says:

      Thanks so much. The walkathon was really great. We might not have raised as much money as we wanted but it was also a fun event


    1. Run Wright says:

      Thanks so much, Agnes!

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