Monday, October 29, 2012

Weekend Update

7 days to go...
let's look at the last 3 :)

My very last day at work. Wowza. 
I started working there in 2010, and it's been a roller coaster. 
I'm proud of my research and the skills I have picked up;
I'm excited to see where my life leads now, but I was a bit sad to go. 

Sadness that was made better by cupcakes...
note the DO NOT EAT post it. 
There was (clockwise) a blackberry cobbler, mint chocolate chip, mochachino, dark chocolate with chocolate and chocolate, pumpkin cheesecake and a turtle cupcake. I managed to bring one of each home with me, and I'm sure dad and I will be enjoying them during the week as we keep packing. 
So. Good. 

My boss also brought in lunch from Neomondes. I don't care how you THINK you feel about Lebanese food, you need to go get something from here. Anything. Just go. 

And then, I finally said goodbye to my lab. 
I work here alone (with my PI, of course) so every page of every notebook on that bottom shelf was done by me: every experiment, every data analysis, every protocol.  

after work, I headed down to Charlotte to say goodbye to a few people there. 

the welcome committee. 


Saturday morning we got up bright and early and headed to the Ren Fest. 
These are definitely things that are better seen, than read, so just..look :)


leather cuffs with some of my favorite things..

happy cider

fabulous leather work and colors!

blown. glass. 

head pieces..

head pieces, 

and MORE headpieces. 

I obviously had fun with those. 
After Ren Fest we headed out to dinner for BBQ!!
more like "goodbye NC!"

Glad I managed to sneak in some BBQ before I left. 
 Finally, we met up with another friend of mine at a local bar, 
to toast to old friends, my leaving and Mr. Brennan's fabulous 30th birthday. 
Which he got a drinking horn as a present for.
He's happier than he looks. 
 I wish I would have taken a picture of the 15th anniversary Sweetwater ESB that I drank, 
or of the various positions Shiva can find to sleep in during a car ride.
But, I did neither. 

I also wish I had something fun to say about Sunday. 
But, I did the usual. 
Eat, Pack, Pack, Pack, Sleep, Pack, pack. 

what about you- anything fun?



  1. looks like you had a great weekend!! love the ren fest pics! i've been once!

  2. Those cupcakes are so tantalizing! I found you through YOLO and I am your newest GFC follower :)