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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Movie and a Run

This afternoon, Jerry and I went to a matinee at the cheap theater to see "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." I thought it was good and I enjoyed it. My only complaint? Its length. It was almost a full 3 hours long, and there were parts that I thought definitely could have either been cut or condensed. Although, if you think about it: Tickets at the cheap theater are only $3 a person, and with a film that runs 3 hours, we're really getting the most for our money! Few forms of entertainment only cost $1 an hour.

After the movie, we came home, had a quick snack and then went out for a 5 miler together. We managed to run at just under a 10 min/mile pace and finished it in 49:54, and it felt like a comfortable pace for me.

Now, I think I will have some dinner and settle in for the evening. I don't have tomorrow off (boo! I should get all holidays off, right?) but it's a short work week for Jerry and I since we leave for our cruise on Thursday. So, I think I can live with a 3 day work week, wa-hoo!

24 comments:

Lisa Slow-n-Steady said...

Good job on your run.

Lucky you! 3 day week with a cruise at the end. :-)

kristen said...

5 miles...is that the farthest you've run in a while? Good job. I bet it felt awesome.

I can't wait to see/hear about the cruise.

teacherwoman said...

Sounds like a good afternoon. I don't have the day off tomorrow either. It's a storm make-up day. boo!

Marcy said...

Dang $3 is a steal! What's the going rate for tickets these days $10 or so?

Marlene said...

I've heard mixes reviews about Benjamin Button but the general concensus is TOO LONG. Glad you enjoyed it nonetheless. Nice job on the 5-miler too!

Kelly said...

I just saw that movie last week. I cried, and didn't notice the length. What makes me angry, though, is that I paid a whole TEN dollars to see the same movie you saw for THREE! What gives?! We don't even have a cheap theatre around here... Boo.

D10 said...

You are going on a cruise?!?!?! How fun. Ya, I don't have tomorrow off either.

RunningLaur said...

You're still running pretty fast for having this whole baby thing going on, it's amazing!
Have fun in the cruise!

MCM Mama said...

Great job on the run! I'm jealous of the cruise!

Christie said...

Nice run. Enjoy the cruise.

X-Country2 said...

What a good day!
Way to kick butt on that 5 miler.

Mel said...

I wish I could find a $3 movie. Sounds like a great deal. Good job on the run. Cruise that sounds awesome!

MizFit said...

that is my perfect day.
if you substitute weights for the running and shopaholic for the buttons :)
(was the movie not depressing? why do I think it would depress me?)

Shannon said...

Your last cruise before baby! Live it up, have fun!

I'll wait until BB comes out on video.

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aron said...

sounds like a great day :)

i am working today too - sucks :(

J~Mom said...

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Great job on your run! It's so cool that you guys are running together! Are you going to get a jogging stroller for the little tyke?

Carolina John said...

enjoy it now while you can. after the baby gets here you won't be able to do any of that for years!

Nicole said...

What a great day off.

Laurel said...

Nice job on the 5 miler.

sunshine said...

Okay... I've been a way for a while now... HOLY COW!!! CONGRATS!!! You're in your second trimester by now, but YAY!!!

P.O.M. said...

I think I'll wait 'til it cmoes out on video. I just paid $10 damn dollas for a matinee. What is the world coming to?

kilax said...

We keep planning to see that movie, but always get discouraged by the long time. Ha ha! I bet it will end up a rental.

sRod said...

Too bad about Presidents' Day--I thought schools got all holidays off. My college closed for anything.