Looking At Weeds

This weekend we went to Arlington/Washington D.C. for a wedding of some of our friends. We went down for the rehearsal on Friday, stayed down there for Saturday, attended the wedding, and came home Saturday night. Because of course I had to be back for my last weekend of training before the tri!

Before the wedding, Davis and I went to the Nat’l Arboretum. It was a beautiful day, very warm and sunny. There were tons of azaleas blooming in all shapes, sizes, and colors.

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There were other flowers there as well that were also just as pretty…

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Even the maple trees had a spot of color for the spring.


Everything smelled so good, plus there were the bonsai to look through, which is always intriguing.


This one was over 300 years old!

I am almost done my Forest Shoulder Shawl. This was it at the proscribed 195 sts before you are supposed to start the border.


It doesn’t look very big does it? Plus, I have all of this yarn left! When I weighed it, it was over 100g!


I decided to make it larger, so I think I added at least two more repeats for it. I started the border this evening, so I will hopefully have it finished this week some time.

Today, I went biking and running with Kacey. Tomorrow, I have to get up extra early and go swimming, getting as close to race-day conditions as possible. So at 5:30am, I should be in a pool (Because Kacey told me to!) The triathlon is next Sunday… only one week left! I’m a little nervous, but it should be good. I’ll try to keep a positive outlook.

Just like this guy.


0 thoughts on “Looking At Weeds

  1. Pretty weeds. Makes you want to go and plant some in the yard doesn’t it?

    And good luck with the training this week. I hope to see you for at least a few minutes Saturday.


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