My weekend got started on Friday afternoon when Barry and I went to a land auction. They were auctioning off 101 acres of county-owned land in nine tracts. The land is about a mile from our house, and would be good for Annabelle and potentially to build on in the future. We had our one tract for a little while, but once the big boys (two big farmers in the county) started playing the combination game, all of the people bidding on individual tracts were outbid. Bummer. It was funny, though. When we reached our max on our tract I was shaking my head no about going higher. The auctioneer told Barry to stop looking at me and keep bidding. Good try.
On Saturday morning I met up with Kim for a run. It was relatively cool outside, but very humid. Despite that, it was nice to catch up after not seeing each other for a few weeks!
Just before we reached our turnaround, we saw a large turtle who we think was laying eggs, maybe? We gave her space and kept going, but checked the spot out again on our way back. It’s right next to the creek and the turtle was making her way back to the water. There was a disturbed spot in the trail, but it was hard to tell whether or not there were eggs.
After our run I made a big trip to the grocery store (something I had been putting off all week) and as a bonus I picked up this movie. Woohoo! I didn’t even know it was out on DVD. Barry and I saw it when it was in the theater and we really liked it!
The rest of the weekend was pretty quiet. Hank was having a rough time, so I was busy giving him lots of extra attention. He had a sore paw from licking it (this often happens in the spring/fall, we think because of allergies).
Yesterday I couldn’t decide between a run or cross training. Instead I did a circuit of sorts where I did a 1 mile run and then some cross training (push ups, crunches, etc.), repeat x3. It was fun to mix it up. In the afternoon I watched a bit of the FIFA Women’s World Cup (USA plays Australia tonight, by the way!) and I made a big discovery. Sweet potato chips and spinach and artichoke dip are the best combination ever. Try it!
It wouldn’t be fun for every weekend to be low-key, but it sure is nice to have one every now and then!
How was your weekend? What did you do?
Weekends: Low-key or busy?