Weekend Inspiration: Fall Back

October 31, 2014 by Ariana | 0 Comments

Not being a morning person, I especially dislike getting out of bed when it is pitch black outside, as it has been these last few weeks.  So I can’t wait to “fall back” and turn back the clocks this weekend as daylight savings ends and hopefully, our true fall begins.  I love sleeping in on Sundays, having a big breakfast and staying in my PJ’s for way too long.  But the weekends seem so short these days, I want to really appreciate this extra hour.  Here are some things I’m contemplating:


  1. The Alameda Flea Market is the only thing that’ll get me out of bed at 6am on a Sunday, this month, it’ll feel like 7am and I can still get a jump on the crowds.  There were a couple items I passed on last trip that I may have to go back for.
  2. It’s so rare for us to go to the movies anymore.  Rain is in the forecast and a rainy day is the perfect time to take in a matinee.  “St. Vincent” is on my want-to-see list, or “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” would be fun for the whole family.
  3. Curl up with a good book.  I typically read a lot during the summer, when my favorite shows are on hiatus.  The Circle was a favorite, and I’m looking for recommendations.
  4. Go for a bike ride in Golden Gate Park.  Sundays are a great day to get your bikes and go for a ride on JFK Drive, which is closed to cars.  Check out the Conservatory of Flowers, the Japanese Tea Garden and end at the Park Chalet for a relaxing meal outside.

What will you do with your extra hour?

It’s going to be a bit chaotic in SF today as we celebrate our World Series Champs with a parade, trick-or-treat for Halloween, and rain is making an untimely arrival.  I will definitely enjoy the extra hour this weekend.  Happy Halloween everyone!

Photo courtesy of emergentutility.com

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