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Mother's Day musings

Tuesday, May 08, 2012      2 comments

If someone where to ask me what I would like for Mopthers Day this year I would without hesitation say low sugar Apple Butter from the Crossville Depot, sprouted bread, eggs or a Kroger card so I can get my own sprouted bread. Flowers? S... Read more

Random thoughts on exercise and results

Sunday, January 15, 2012      5 comments

Just some random thoughts. Probably should be under the journal entry but here they are anyway. Just bought Sizzling Salsa to do at home for the 100 Days of Dance challenge. I was actually looking for something more on the lines of Zumba ... Read more


Sunday, January 01, 2012      3 comments

Here I am at the start of 2012. What will the new year bring? I hope a renewed spirit to continue and be better at getting healthier and staying that way. I cannot begin to tell how much better I feel about myself even though I have not lost ... Read more

Manual for Climbing Mountains

Tuesday, December 20, 2011      0 comments

I subscribe to DailyGood which is an inspirational site that sends out a short story each day. As I read today's I found myself thinking how fitting. I will be starting to learn a new area of the Chess Federation soon which will broaden my kno... Read more

December 3 Musings

Saturday, December 03, 2011      5 comments

First I am wondering if there is anyone out there that has a spare $125,000 to give to the Federal Government for me. If you do, let me know and I will forward the credit card form that they have sent me. And my family and I thank you. ... Read more

My Senior

Saturday, November 05, 2011      1 comments

I have a problem. My oldest son is a senior this year and he has to pick a university to go to. He is very smart and is trying to improve is ACT score to help with entry into University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK). Our biggest problem is whi... Read more

World's Oldest Marathon Runner

Friday, October 21, 2011      3 comments

I subscribe to and today had an amazing and inspirational piece about the oldest Marathon Runner. He did a marathon this month in 8 hours, 25 minutes adn 16 seconds. He was not last, had five others come in after him but the amaz... Read more


Thursday, October 20, 2011      4 comments

I work for the US Chess Federation and every long once in awhile we will get members to come and visit us. When they do someone gives them a tour of the office building and introduces them to the workers here. I am back in a far corner office ... Read more

Post 5K

Sunday, October 16, 2011      6 comments

So yesterday got up at 6:00am and got ready and went to do the 5K. Nice event and well organized and ran. Had a friend run in this one. He beat me by one minute but that is ok. I will beat him in November. Read more

Getting Ready

Tuesday, October 11, 2011      3 comments

Saturday is the next 5K and I am getting ready. The thought of this competition stays on my mind but not is a bad way. I am thinking of the route, how I should start and then continue. I know on the treadmill that each time I jog then my spee... Read more


Sunday, October 02, 2011      2 comments

I am stressing a little because I am not staying on the training schedule for the walk/jog 5K training. I just did not seem to be able to get to the jog 2 1/2 minutes. Two minutes left me not just out of breath but wheezing like I was asthmati... Read more

Fireball Run

Friday, September 30, 2011      2 comments

If you have never heard of the Fireball Run you need to do a google search and check it out. I had never heard of it before this year but it is awesome. It is a car race that left Florida on the 24th and will end in Mississippi on the 1st of O... Read more

First 5K

Saturday, September 24, 2011      7 comments

It is Saturday September 24, 2011. I got out of bed at 6am and proceeded to get ready for my first 5K. Got dressed, got water, got coffee, ate breakfast and headed out. Had no idea what to do but just followed others around. Received my pack... Read more

Sweet Friday

Friday, September 23, 2011      2 comments

Here I sit the night before my very first 5K. I have eaten two peices of thin crust Pepperoni Papa John's Pizza. Thinking of the 5K tomorrow. How will I do? I am not sure but am trying to tell myself that my goal is to finish it. Find out ... Read more

Tuesday Things

Wednesday, September 21, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday was a day of interesting things for me to ponder upon. Went through the day just fine. Came home and ate BAD, BAD, BAD. Then off to scouts with the boys. Once there they began to look around the scout hut and I decided to sneak off... Read more

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