Yesterday was quite uneventful (work really sucked and prevented me from going on a run and I ate a bunch of leftovers) until the blogger meetup at Vinalia.
I’m not going to lie – I was NOT in the mood to meet people at all. I was in a crappy mood (just soooo burnt out from work), Adam ended up canceling on me (the poor guy had to work until midnight), and all I wanted was to go home and just relax. But you know what, things like that actually end up being exactly what you need sometimes! Of course I couldn’t be a downer so I ended up chatting the night away and enjoying some vino while I was at it
I split this bottle with Megan, one of the girls. It was a cab recommended by the bartender and it went down real easy after a few sips, if you know what I mean 😉 Kath and and her husband Matt tasted some too (Megan didn’t drink her 1/2 of the bottle so I tried to share it with people) and seemed to enjoy it. Kath said it kind of reminded her of roasted almond butter. Sounds good to me
There were also complementary apps…
There were lots of other pizzas and some nachos (which I hear had onions – eww). I had my standard southwestern chicken salad from b.good before coming, so throughout the night I only nibbled on 1 large calamari with tentacles +2 small slices of pizza (second one was with chicken + broccoli – unpictured).
I actually wasn’t crazy about the food at Vinalia. I took a bite of each thing at the beginning of the night and decided it was not worthy, but after a few glasses of wine I ended up polishing this plate (+ another little slice) off. It was cold pizza at this point, and at least I wasn’t expecting anything spectacular, which it wasn’t. I guess it’s all about expectations.
The girls were really nice. Two of the girls (Molly and Lauren) are even running the same 1/2 marathon as I am! I’m really excited to know someone that’s going to be doing it too. Molly said she may want to meet up for a run at some point. Sweet -you know I’ve been searching for a running buddy! Oh and after we move, we’ll be next door neighbors to Lauren (I mean literally she lives across the street from the condo we bought). Is this a small world or what?!! 😀 Here is a group photo. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to chat with everyone but it was nice to catch up with Tina, Shannon and Kath again and meet a few new friends
How was your Friday night? I’m off to get ready for a 7-miler. Eek.