Happy First Day Of Spring

Happy First Day of Spring everyone!



It’s a chilly morning here in Denver, but the sun is out and it should get warmer through out the day.  Spring has definitely sprung her head and I couldn’t be happier.  Hope it’s beautiful and springy where you are as well 🙂

This Morning

Gus man and I celebrated the first day of spring in the best way possible.

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A beautiful walk in the hills of the Highland neighborhood!

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I’ve grown to love our little Thursday morning ritual of long walks and slowly waking up.  Ever since I got sick these rest days have been very important for me and my body, and I’m happy to include Gus in that little routine.

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Denver was beautiful as always and woke us up nicely (well woke me up, Gus is currently fast asleep deep in the back of his crate.  I think he thinks he’s hiding. . .)

Workout of the Day:  Rest/Walk with Gus

Not a bad morning 🙂  Let’s back track to last night

Sandwiches and Brew Co

Last night was another standard Jara low key date night of sammies and Denver Brew Co.

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Once again I went with the Tuna on an english muffin from Masterpiece Deli  (the best) that I enjoyed with a Raspberry kolsh.

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Zach was happy to be home knowing that there isn’t any travel in the foreseeable future.  The poor boy has been all over the globe the past few months, but at least he’s been able to keep a good attitude about it and take advantage of it 🙂

We came home early to watch the St Louis Blues/Chicago Blackhawks game which unfortunately went ugly fast. . . oh well.  The Blues are just fine to skate into the playoffs and that’s where the real fun begins.

I of course ended the evening the same way I have every other day this week. . . 



And introduced the boy to them as well. . . It’s going to be a sad day when I grow sick of these cookies.

That’s all I have for yall this morning.  I hope you get to get outside and enjoy the first day of Spring at some point 🙂

Question of the Morning:  Does it feel like Spring where you are?  How many rest days do you take, and do you completely rest or have some kind of easy activity normally planned for them?

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It’s Official! We’re Married (well…kind of)

Did I get you with that title? 🙂

Ok. . . where’d I leave off this morning  . . .

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After Zach and I fueled up with some delicious homemade juice, we hit the road on a very important mission.

To the Denver Court House for our marriage license!

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We hopped on the Free 16th Street Mall ride to keep from struggling with downtown AM traffic and parking.

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Us and about half of the neighborhood!

This was a really good idea on Zach’s part.  The walk to the bus is about 5-10 minutes, 15 minutes in transit, then another 10 minutes walking once you get off.  Not too bad, and no traffic head ache!

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The Cap Hill neighborhood of Denver is one of our favorites, but this was the first time either of us had been to any of the actual government buildings.

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Once we figured out exactly where we needed to be, it was easy peasy!

Well except the security line. . .

First, we didn’t put our stuff on the conveyor belt correctly.

Then Zach’s coffee cup spilt ON the conveyor belt

Then Zach set off the alarm multiple times trying to get through thanks to his phone and hidden pocket gems.

Hysterical.  We never have problems getting through TSA, but we made a mess of a mini security line today!  I guess we were anxious 🙂


Once we got past all that silliness, it was straight through to the County Clerk.

There were no other people in the waiting area when we got there, so we MUST have picked a good time to go.  Our number was called in less than 3 minutes, which is probably good because I had a SERIOUS case of the giggles.

Once we were called back, we gave Lisa, the nice woman who helped us, our passports and social security cards, then got to work.  She asked us both about

  • Full names
  • Place of birth
  • Current address/phone number
  • Parents full names
  • Parents place of birth

Both Zach and I stumbled on some of these questions, but it wasn’t an issue at all.

Just like that, 30 dollars later, we had paperwork in our hands.

We then held up our right hands, were asked to swear that everything was accurate and that our intentions were to marry, then literally said “I Do” and it was done 🙂

Kind of weird to say I do!  Felt VERY official!

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We now have 35 days to make this party the real deal.  It just needs signed by our ordained official (Zach’s brother and best man), witnesses, and ourselves and we’re done!  Then it’s sent back in to the Courts, it gets recorded, and we get to live happily ever after!

Of course. . . we hadn’t even gotten to the train to head home yet and Zach decorated our license.

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A little spilled coffee doesn’t make it un-official, right?

We are two peas in a pod 🙂

We got home really quickly and decided that we should take a second to celebrate the occasion.

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We love Masterpiece!  It’s our go-to place for fresh, yummie sammies. I’ll have to do a full review the next time we go, it’s amazing.  It’s right at Central and 16th, so be sure to check it out if you’re in the neighborhood!

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A nice brunch to relax and chat about the exciting morning 🙂

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Turkey, swiss cheese and a fried egg on an english muffin for me.  It was delicious and HUGE.  I had to share about 1/4 with Zach.

It was the perfect way to cap off a really happy and exciting morning.

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I look constipated or something with that smile. . . ?

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I don’t even KNOW what he looks like 😉

Obviously, we couldn’t be happier 😉