2/11/12

inspiration slap-in-the-face

A few weekends ago, I needed a big dose of inspiration. So I conned Michelle into disappearing to the SouthWest with me, to visit my dear Jen down in Santa Fe. I was quite certain that hanging with these two uber-special angels was going to knock some play-sense into me and set me STRAIGHT on the path to daily bliss once again.

I couldn't have been more RIGHT in getting these two together.

Happy Angel #1:

and her luggage:

Happy Angel #2 (and her hubby who returned home late in the long weekend - having just sped thru the Antelope AZ endurance race):

We spent the entire weekend trying to match TRAIL choices to SOCKS choices. Yes, Michelle showed up with $175 dollars worth of socks to choose from. why?  Why NOT!???

KOI socks for the suuuuuper sweet swimmy-turny trails:



Definitely the Roller Derby Socks for the roller derby trails at White Mesa:

And how about a pair of Ninja Bitch socks for the schizophrenic spastic rider who is too over-excited to settle on just one state of being:


Regardless of sock choice (tho it really did matter), we spent the entire weekend eating. drinking. RIDING. went to the spa. ate the most mind-blowing cupcakes every single night.




How did you show up ???? BuZZY ss boi. you could have smiled more!! gaahhhh!!!! maybe if you had better socks.


end and i got married here:
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OOOOO!!!  PERFECT!  Let's ride here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

don't worry, honey. it wasn't that dangerous... it just dropped into a little canyon here:
but this one: has much larger (and more painful) consequences:

Happiness. See what you two did to me!
For the record: no, we did not just ride at white mesa. no, i'm not mentioning the other trails. yes we drank too much wine -- but it was the end-of-the-wine-drinking-season blow-out for at least one of us. yes, jen is still healing from a wicked broken arm and no she didn't harm it in any way this weekend. but yes, she rode better than she claims to have been able to. yes i flipped out at least 3 times due to over-excitement-exhaustion. and no i have not learned how to control that just yet. but who cares, right? right.

Thank you, girls. I'm so deeply honored by your friendship.

JJ

4 comments:

fabian said...

Really love your blog! Keep them coming!

Buzz said...

Oh Yeah! Cupcake calories in the bank!! SWEET!

Lovin' the smile miles JJ.

:-)

Spring is out there somewhere. Keep on.

B

T-Race said...

Thanks JJ! Way cool! Love it!!!

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