Thursday Top Fives


Good [not rainy] morning:

This “Top Fives” quiz is circulating around the blogosphere – I caught it on Clean Eating Chelsey. It will probably further confirm how boring my life is, but I’m happy to participate and encourage you to do the same… link me your answers!

1. Last Five People Talked to on the Phone:

  • Arch‘s Flavor Hotline [listen, this is an important number to have. you’ve got to strategize about your Wow Cow decisions… especially since it’s fat-free, vegan, and 12-15 calories per ounce and delicious]
  • Home [Parents]
  • Aunt Bev
  • Shaun
  • Mom’s Cell Phone

2. Last Five Meals I Ate:

  • Masala Burgers & Salad
  • Veggie Wrap
  • Overnight Muesli [this was a huge winner]
  • Veggie Wrap & Corn on the Cob
  • Open-Faced Tempeh “Reuben” on Great Harvest Bread

3. Last Five Places I’ve Traveled:

  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Richmond, VA [Also known as, “The place with the Trader Joe’s and Crate and Barrel“]
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • New York, NY
  • Reading, PA

4. Next Five Places I will Go:

  • Virginia Beach, VA [to celebrate an engagement!]
  • Richmond, VA [Also known as, “The place you go when you’ve blown through your TJ’s supply from 2 weeks ago]
  • TBD for our Anniversary! [Although this unfortunately falls on the day of the MPRE (legal ethics exam), we’re going to hit up some fun places IMMEDIATELY after that test to celebrate]
  • Reading, PA [Grady’s first thanksgiving experience… oh dear]
  • TBD for New Year’s! [Charleston plans fell through – other options include Athens GA, New Orleans, LA… any suggestions?]

5. Last Five Workouts:

  • 40-minute swim [laps]
  • 5.5 mile run + core work
  • 40-minute swim
  • 50-minute cardio + weights
  • 5.5 mile run

6. Five Things Making Me Happy Right Now:

  • It hasn’t rained in a few hours [FINALLY]
  • My new workout regime
  • The recipe I have in mind for Friday morning.
  • Grady’s final training exam is today…
  • The Phillies gear I just ordered for OWN OCTOBER – one shirt just shipped! Playoffs start 10/1… woo.

What a dull, dull, travel life I lead.

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Author:ryesandshine

Courtney grew up in Reading, PA, and has lived in New York City (where she earned a bachelor's degree at NYU), Prague, Philadelphia, and Charlottesville (where she received a J.D. from UVa Law). Courtney and her new husband will settle in Philadelphia following a six-week Euro-trip extravaganza in September of 2012. Courtney's interests include music, writing, criticism, fitness, travel, cooking, and sports. Please enjoy the blog. LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/courtney-marello/1a/375/b30 Tumblr: http://abarrelofoddsandends.tumblr.com/

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5 Comments on “Thursday Top Fives”

  1. September 29, 2011 at 11:23 am #

    You, Shaun, and Grady could to New Year’s in New York!

    • September 29, 2011 at 11:24 am #

      *could do

      • September 29, 2011 at 5:49 pm #

        Always love NYC. We were thinking of traveling somewhere a bit further away this time though, since it’s the last time we’ll have more than a few days off for the holiday! Next year, we’ll be just an our outside NYC so new year’s there is probably a given 🙂

  2. B Licon
    September 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm #

    I hear First Night Midnight Fireworks over Boston Harbor is fun and fabulous fireworks. Fireworks over Niagra Falls is spectacular to see.

    • September 30, 2011 at 8:39 pm #

      That does sound awesome. We might trek south toward warmth!

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