Dreaming… because I’m practically asleep at my desk this morning after a late flight home from Boston!  My family arrived at Detroit airport at 11:30pm last night, and our heads hit the pillows around 1:30am.  And yes, school doesn’t wait for anyone, so that meant “up and at ’em” at 6:30am like always.

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz….. oh, and did I mentioned it’s MY BIRTHDAY TODAY?!

Woot!!  

Such a lovely day outside too, but my only thoughts right now are to be home snuggling in my bed for a few more hours.  I made a stop on the way to work this morning for a special Birthday Cake latte.  I’d seen this advertised around town, and it looked like the perfect day to try it out.  With an extra shot in it for good measure.

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I won’t be telling you all about the Boston marathon quite yet, but I will tell you that it was a good weekend – maybe not for running a marathon, but for family time 🙂

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When we arrived on Saturday we had some insider information that there were some running “celebrities” at the finish line meeting people.  We got to meet Meb…

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Ryan Hall…

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And Desiree Linden!

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I’m hoping a little bit of her speediness rubbed off on me when I met her!

I also got to talk to Sarah Bowen Shea from my fav Another Mother Runner.  That was another highlight of the race weekend for me.

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As was the free Sam Adams beer! 🙂

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Alright, that’s all I’ve got time for right now.  More Boston info coming up soon!…

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Q:  Did you get to watch any of the Boston marathon?

We were pretty awesome spectators if I do say so myself! 🙂

Q: Do you have any special birthday rituals?

My birthday celebration will be postponed until this weekend due to our traveling this week.  Hopefully it will be a birthday/Boston Qualifying race celebration for me!!

5 thoughts on “Dreaming of Boston”
  1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I went to Boston in 2010 to run it and then I went in 2011 to watch my friend run it and I have to say I loved watching it way better than running it! And I LOVE running. So, it’s just such an incredible race with so much energy and spirit.
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  2. Happy Birthday! I was watching the race from a barstool at The Pour House on Boylston. I think I was the only one drinking coffee. Looked like everyone else was pounding beers! Good luck on your BQ race. If I can heal up a few nagging dings, I may try to BQ in September.

  3. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! I hope your late night doesn’t leave you feeling too exhausted today.

    I loved seeing all of your pictures on instagram last weekend/Monday. It sounds like it was an amazing experience. So super jealous that you got to meet Desi. Maybe someday if I ever qualify I will get a chance to say hi to her.
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  4. Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!

    I hope your hubby had a good race despite the heat! I am sure you guys cheered so loud for him.

    WOWWWW you did get to meet some celebs!! So freaking cool!!!

    I watched the marathon when I got home from work on the DVR. It was so spectacular to watch and now I reallllly want to go back.

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