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Middle of June Already?!


Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Summer is way too short! With our cold start to summer and school getting out so late, it is just now starting to feel like summer. I tell ya what, I'm taking a day or two off as soon as I get this class done. I feel like I need to kick back and enjoy the great outdoors.

Last night I went for a long, fast walk and found a little stray dog along the way. I stopped and tried to find the owner, and contemplated keeping the little dog myself -- he was a little sweetie! Eventually the owner drove up -- she was frantically searching for him. He didn't have a collar or tags. The topic of getting a second dog keeps coming up around here. Maybe.....

Today is a stretch and strengthen day for me, according to the half marathon training plan I'm following. On my last S&S day, I didn't do a whole lot -- maybe 20 minutes. So I'm thinking I need to come up with something a little more rigorous.

Happy Tuesday!
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SAFARIBABE 6/18/2014 11:14AM

    I just read an article about strength training for runners. Here's the link. http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource
/fitness_articles.asp?id=1570

As for stretching, I've become a total foam roller fanatic. If you haven't tried it, it works wonders on the IT band.

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KALIGIRL 6/18/2014 8:31AM

    Here's to kicking back and enjoying the summer!

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KNYAGENYA 6/18/2014 7:40AM

    Sounds great!

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JACKIE542 6/17/2014 10:09PM

    Always nice to take time to smell he roses, you deserve time to kick back.

Glad you tried to help the little dog, you are a sweetie, nice the owner came along. I am forever taking dogs home always happy when they have tags.
Happy Tuesday to you too emoticon emoticon

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INGMARIE 6/17/2014 4:12PM

    Aw glad she found her dog, you should surely get another one emoticon
Take some time off sounds great, I am retired so I am always off
(one way or another) so my break is : I am going to work 3 days next week
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Have a great day.

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