On Holiday

I just returned home from out of town, again.

I spent the last couple of days in Madison, Wisconsin to attend a conference for women in leadership (more on that next week). I’ve visited Madison a few times this year, since D works and lives there, and I’ve truly fallen in love with it. It’s an awesome town with beauty everywhere you look, radiating out from the center of town and the Capitol building.

Madison Capitol

Last night we were lucky enough to catch this sunset on the campus of UW-Madison. No filter!!

Madison sunset

I am terribly blessed to have the ability to gallivant all over the country; traveling is one of my very favorite things in the whole world. It always has been. Coming home is pretty fantastic, too.

On the drive home this afternoon I thought about how my calendar for this three-day holiday weekend is nearly empty, something which rarely happens. I have nothing scheduled except for two workouts and a Chicago River cruise tomorrow afternoon, which is timed perfectly because it happens to be one of my favorite ways to welcome summer!

That’s IT?


I know, I can’t believe it either.

As a matter of fact, after all of the traveling I’ve done over the past six weeks the idea of mostly staying home and actually being on holiday for three straight days seems like a dream.

Even better, J is home for the summer, D is coming home for the weekend, and Jim just brought home the ingredients for an epic Memorial Day barbecue.

It looks a lot like a pretty fabulous weekend is imminent, and I’m ready to enjoy every minute of it. I hope you have a great one, too!