Sunday, November 17, 2013

Scenes From A Week: November 17

I might sound like a broken record, but this was one of the best weeks I've had in a long time.  Chicago had our first (light) snow of the year and while I don't particularly care for snow, I can't deny that a dusting of it is pretty.  Mid-week found me out two nights in a row, first at the Trump Spa (who am I?!) and then at a hotel roof bar.  I love how cities look at night, and this week  was an opportunity to revel in that.   Scott and I spent Friday night on a BYOB sushi date at a new spot near our house.  Scott went to Iowa City for a fraternity reunion this weekend, so I took that opportunity to spend the weekend doing exactly what I wanted - long catchup conversations with my mom, a cousin and several girlfriends, painting my nails, deep-cleaning our apartment, and watching the entire first season of GIRLS.  It was spectacular - and something I really needed.  I will admit to being super psyched when Scott got home on Sunday afternoon (and not just because I waited to watch the Bears game with him).  It's the month of gratitude, and I'm grateful for restorative weekends that are both lazy and productive.

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