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Short but Intense Run

Saturday, May 30, 2009      1 comments

It doesn't get much better than today. The emoticon was shining and a light breeze was blowing. About 5:30 p.m.,... Read more

Woo Hoo!!

Thursday, May 28, 2009      4 comments

Last night I mentioned to Brian36 that if I got up and ran this morning that everyone would know about it because I'd be emoticonRead more

Groundhog Warfare

Tuesday, May 26, 2009      1 comments

The target has been identified. Several members of this raiding party have been caught, but none are talking. Efforts are underway to move them to a secure location for further interrogation. Watch out, fellow gardeners, there may be sleep... Read more

A Little Sad

Sunday, May 24, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday afternoon for about an hour we had low, deep rumbles of thunder. Usually when a storm moves in, my DH and I start making plans to get out of the house. Our sweet 10-year old dog, Daisy, has storm phobia, and it's manifested by non-... Read more

Running Across the U.S.

Sunday, May 17, 2009      2 comments

Our community was privileged to have an amazing young woman, Katie Visco, run through it's rolling hills and mountains on her way to San Diego, CA. Yep--that's right--she's running every step of the way as a fundraiser for GIRLS ON THE RUN. ... Read more

The Garden

Sunday, May 10, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday I was so excited to get my day started--I was putting in my first sizable vegetable garden -- 10 x 15 -- and then going for a 6-mile run. A friend and I applied for one of the community garden plots at the university and were going t... Read more

New York 5 Boro Bike Ride

Monday, May 04, 2009      3 comments

My husband, a friend and I left arrived in NYC Saturday afternoon under clear skies. We drove to Totonno’s Restaurant to meet my nephew who I hadn’t seen in years. After graduating from Purdue he headed to sunny San Diego and just this past Fa... Read more

Hitch Receiver from H - E - Double L

Wednesday, April 29, 2009      1 comments

The super-deluxe hitch bicycle rack that I ordered arrived a couple of days ago. It’s really cool—carries 4 bikes, has anti-sway straps for each of the bikes, and has a lock to secure the bike & the hitch to the car. No one is walking off w... Read more

It's Here!!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009      6 comments

Finally -- the packet for the NYC 5 Boro Bike Ride arrived. I ripped open the envelope, pulled out my deep green bib & modeled it. Then I dug deeper into the envelope and pulled out the number that gets affixed to the front of the helmet -- 4... Read more

You Saved $125 Today

Monday, April 13, 2009      6 comments

That's what the sales clerk said to me after she rang up my pink twin set and bathing suit. " Wow," I said. "That's great. With savings like this, I should keep shopping. I could use some new shoes and a skirt to go with the twin set and ... Read more

Half Marathon High

Sunday, March 29, 2009      10 comments

3/30/09 Update: Official time 2:24:53 The title says it all—I’m still on a half marathon high. It will be awhile before I come back down. Prelude to a Race About 10 days before the race I began checking weather.com to see ... Read more

Feeling Anxious & Excited

Friday, March 27, 2009      3 comments

Tomorrow is the BIG day--my first half marathon. It's been a long 4 months and now that it's here I have so many mixed emotions it's hard to keep them all in check. If you had asked me a year ago (when I ran my first 5K in 20+ years) if I wo... Read more

I'm GPS Enabled

Wednesday, March 25, 2009      4 comments

My goal in 2009 is to drop 10 lbs. And I've done it!! The problem is, it's been the same one to two pounds lost 5 times (maybe even more--I've lost count)!! What fun! Read more

What are you doing with your Spark Points?

Friday, March 20, 2009      3 comments

Those Sparkpoints—they're great motivators! It may seem silly that a virtual reward has the power to influence our behavior. After all, we can't pay our bills with them, buy a new outfit, or spend them on a dream vacation. So why do ... Read more

Groundhog Day

Wednesday, March 18, 2009      2 comments

It just came to me today while I was commenting on someone's blog that I'm living my own version of the movie, Groundhog Day. You know, the one where Bill Murray is a newscaster stuck in Punxatawny PA waiting to see if the groundhog sees his sh... Read more


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