Virtual Coffee Date.

I am at my desk sipping on my almond milk chai and thinking about the fact that we haven’t done a VIRTUAL COFFEE DATE in a while! I used to do these all of the freaking time and got away from it. So guess what, we are bringing it all the way back! So, let’s pretend we are on the patio on a breezy afternoon (like it is in Texas today) chatting and catching up. I love me some parlaying on the patio.

If we were on a virtual coffee (or chai, or wine) date…I’d tell you…

Work lately has been a little hectic as I’ve been juggling many tasks but I do enjoy the multi-tasking of it all. Having a big work load is not always fun but it does make the days fly by at times. So I am thankful for that. And also SO VERY thankful I can at least say I am employed at this time. With a job I’m very good at (celebrating 11 years in August, baby!) and pays the bills. Hallelujah and thank you baby Jesus.

I’ve been mixing up my run routes lately and enjoying that very much. I mean I literally have to change things up on a weekly basis right now because otherwise running alone all the time gets super dull. I will say I love doing the Saturday runs with a buddy (just 1 buddy for now due to all of the social distancing stuff) because it makes things more interesting. Also having someone to talk to makes all the difference on a run that’s 15 miles or more.

Today I had an odd hankering for Mediterranean food (hummus to be exact) and I tried out a family owned spot. Trying to support local during these times. It was just okay. The tabbouleh was AMAZING but the hummus left much to be desired. I probably need to just make my own. That’s always the best.

I signed up for an Amazon prime membership (free trial for now) and I’m loving all the perks. Makes me wonder why I’ve been holding off all these years on getting an account. I do end up just thinking about random things I could buy during the day though and end up ordering stuff. Granted, it’s essential items for the house but WAY too easy to just spend money on things when you have the *VIP* version of Amazon. Ha.

It’s hard to be runner during a whole pandemic when you have allergies. I’m sorry innocent bystander that I sniffled. I guarantee you it is not because of the ‘Rona. Also I try to hold it but sometimes the pollen does not care and neither does grass. Or ragweed. I love spring but ready for allergy season to be over.

You know what workout that I really miss? Tae-Bo. I used to do Billy Blanks workouts in my living room and just pop in those tapes in my VCR and go to town. Maybe I can find some of his old workouts on Youtube? HMMM.

What would you share if you were on a coffee date with me? I love a good rant.

Published by thedancingrunner

Marathon runner & group fitness instructor at 24 Hour Fitness. Passionate about family, friends, traveling. Loves destination races. Loves dining out, cooking in, being around down to earth people, writing, sunrises.

2 thoughts on “Virtual Coffee Date.

  1. I signed up for Prime a few years back just to get the free shipping for Christmas and then discovered the streaming tv and the music and the free kindle books and have never looked back. It does get dangerous though when you realize you order stuff too often and they are shipping Chapstic via UPS, ha!

    1. Yes I do like the option for the TV/music! I’m so busy though (not staying at home due to essential work) so at a certain point it is just not really worth it for me. I’d rather watch youtube videos at the end of my day for free 🙂

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