Greetings from South Lake Tahoe!
I seem to have a little jet lag, but it is actually working out to be a good thing because I can get a lot accomplished before Heavenly even opens. Yesterday morning we had time to do a little grocery shopping and make breakfast in our room before heading out to the Gondola.
[Disclaimer: It looks like there is enough beer in our refrigerator for a small army. We do not plan to drink all of it ourselves. We met some of Chris’ cousins here and it would be rude not to get enough to share.]
Our trip to the grocery store got me thinking, is vacation grocery shopping normal? When I was growing up, it was a given, but as I get older I become more and more aware of the “special” things that my family did.
We had a family truckster in which we would road trip across America each summer. My brothers and I always hoped that we would get to go out to eat now and then, but “car breakfast” and “car lunch” were a favorite of my parents and all too often they would drag the cooler out of our station wagon and set up a cereal or sandwich assembly line on the tailgate.
In retrospect, I think my dad liked the money-saving aspect of it, while my mom probably appreciated eating a meal that was much healthier than your typical fast food fare. Today, I can’t believe I’m admitting this, I am the one pushing for vacation grocery shopping, a self-made in-room breakfast, and a backpack full of snacks and sandwiches on the mountain.
Do you prefer to eat in or out while you’re on the road?
- Sunday: Rest
- Monday: 6 miles @ 9:02
- Tuesday: New Rules Workout 3A4 + 6 miles @ 8:32 – I can’t believe that I’m saying this, but I was a little bit bummed that I won’t be doing the body weight matrix anymore. I wonder if it would be ok to keep doing it anyway?
- Wednesday: New Rules Workout 3B4 + 6 miles @ 9:37 – I did not want to run at all. It was a struggle to get going and I had to talk myself into “just one more mile” the entire way.
- Thursday: 6 miles @ 8:18 – Partly out of necessity due to a jam-packed schedule. I still feel like a rock star.
- Friday: Snowboarding!
- Saturday: Snowboarding!
Weekly Total: 24
February Total: 113.12
March Total: 18
2011 Total: 225.12
Miles on Shoes: 194.12