Monday, July 14, 2014
Road trippin' with friends
Since the likelihood of us making it to Chicago was going to be low this year, some friends of ours decided since we liked our trip to Indianapolis a few months ago, we could meet up there. Road trip? Uh...yes please!
On the way there, I saw a few of these trailers with horsies in them...of course I said hello.
We went down the street to Midland Antiques and met up with our friends. The sheer size of the place is enough to elicit anticipation and I even brought Trader Joe's peanut butter bars to hand out in case we got trapped in there longer than anticipated. I bought a few vintage books and an ivory and brown large creamer piece for the Fall mantel. Yes, I'm already thinking Fall. Sadly the olive basket I planned to buy was out. I mean they had like 35 of those things three months ago which only drives home the adage "if you think you want it, buy it because it ain't gonna be there next time!"
If we had a tiki lounge and the island of Maui and Hawaii hadn't looked like they imploded, I would so have bought this topographical 1960's piece from an old travel agency.
As we were making our way to the downtown area for lunch, we passed the fancy pants part of Meridian Rd. I would take any of the homes we passed.
As if driving around downtown Indy isn't new curse word inducing enough with it's crazy intersections and one way streets that confuse even the fanciest of GPS', they closed off the downtown round about and most of the main streets we needed to access for these guys.
It was irritating but we did find our way to Rocket Fizz and our lunch destination. Then we decided to go to the Broad Ripple area and went into some shops and you never know where a store will pop up like a random side street.
We ended our time together at a cupcake shop where I got my vanilla vanilla because I'm vanilla like that. We chit chatted until the stink eye indicated we stayed longer than the business hours on the website so we said our goodbyes and each got on our respective ways.
Thankfully the traffic was flowing quite nicely on our side but can't say the same for the people heading into the city.
We didn't have a super sunny day which was fine but we were able to catch sunset in the side view mirror.
Zots are mandatory for a long road trip home so the Mr can stay awake.
Did I mention they gave us a pretty awesome gift?
Thank goodness we didn't show up empty handed! ;-)
|(Peanut butter chip banana bread and banana bread with oatmeal Biscoff crumble)|
It was such a great time and Sunday we went to an antique show that overcharged for the amount of vendors that showed up. Thankfully they had some Annie Sloan paint so I don't have to water down my current low supply to try to make it stretch and I did get this, hell, I don't even know what it is to hold blankets but its transformation will be featured in the next few weeks so I'll let ya know when I get to it.
We grabbed some Subway and went downtown and ate in the shade, fed a scrawny bird and went for a walk for our workout. We both agreed we will make this an...
We've felt the last few weeks of workouts really taking their toll so it'll be walks and yoga with no HRM being worn because it's more about listening to the bods this week.
We're supposed to get nicer temps the next few days so I'm hoping being out in the garage with the paint will be more pleasant than the past few weeks.
What did you guys do this weekend?
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