One week in the mountains

and It goes a little something like this

IMG_4021Late night departure – overnight drive – processing life – sleeping – storytime with dad – sleeping – sunrise – grumpy emotions – loss of debit card in walgreens atm – more grumpy emotions – eat food – less grumpy emotions – cancel debit card – final leg of the trip – arrive home – greeted by the dog – unpack car – say my goodbyes – “remember you’re either happy or you’re not” – move possessions to empty space – turn on Seinfeld – fall asleep until 4pm – greet and eat with mom – sleep –

Wake up at 7am – take mom to work – take car to mechanic – wander – get coffee – get food – wander – get on the wrong bus – get on the right bus – pick up car – pick up mom – clean art classroom – reunite with childhood friends – margaritas – get ready for the evening –sundress season – first fridays – mean bartenders – lots of fun – sleep –

IMG_4149Wake up at 8am – ask myself why I’m awake – where is who’s car and what car and when – go home – move wood – prepare patio for summer – dear friend’s high school graduation – relax in the breeze – admire a beautiful summers day with mom – smoothie and a bagel – find the lost gift cards – back home – nap – eat – nap – sleep –

Wake up at 8am – really mom – “lets go to yoga” – ok fine lets go to yoga – yoga by the river – challenged – smoothie and a bagel – home to change – meet with friends – afternoon rafting and laughing – pizza dinner – home – meet with dear friend who graduated – catch up on life – home – pack – sleep –

Wake up at 545am – another early morning – finish packing – wake mom – drive to bus station – board charter bus – appreciate nature – arrive in denver – take the train – walk around with all my bags on a construction road like a weirdo – arrive at friends brewery – chit chat – have a beer – have two beers – chit chat – let time pass – take a lyft to boulder – nap on the couch – wake up – watch the office – wait for sister to get home – catch up with sister – sleep –

Wake up at 615am – early bird gets the worm – ride with sister to Boulder – coffee and a burrito – chit chat – pearl street – hang out at starbucks for the free wifi – walk to bus station – take bus to airport – long security line – finally at the gate – take out my computer – wait –


Oakland bound!

 

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