Since Mom and I's birthdays are just two days apart, we celebrated together with a family dinner at our favorite Atlanta restaurant - Canoe.
|The "Last of Summer Tomato Stack"|
|Crisped Rhode Island Calamari, Pickled Broccoli, Jicama, Sweet Chili, Smoked Peanut|
|Sweet Potato Creme Brulee, Marshmallow, Pecan Tea Cookies|
|The birthday girls and our pumpkin cake|
|In addition to diamond earrings from my parents, I also received this handmade wood Ironman sign from Royce and Erin.|
|After two weeks of easy short swims and and yoga, I felt mostly recovered from Chattanooga. This 8 mile run on a cool fall morning was exactly what my legs and mind wanted.|
|Sauté of Gardein "chicken", peas, tomato, and arugula over quinoa and a lemon-white wine sauce.|
I escaped to the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC during the last weekend in October to present a research project at the North Carolina Orthopedic Association.
|Peak fall color on the drive to Mt. Mitchell|
|Beautiful views looking back towards the city|
|Clouds built quickly during the day and temperatures hovered in the 30s with high winds|
|Happy Anniversary to my parents!|
|We hiked five miles before making the drive back down the mountain in search of a warm lunch.|
|Lunch at Rosetta's Kitchen|
Buddha Bowl with mixed greens, brown rice with tahini BBQ sauce, sprouts,
avocado, tofu, and sea vegetable salad.
|Dinner at Rezaz|
Pork Tenderloin, Sweet Potato Mash, and Fall Vegetables
|A sunny clear day after the snowstorm|