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Spokes of Hope

Saturday, August 21, 2010      2 comments

Over the past year, you have heard me refer to Spokes of hope. This week the website went live Spokes of hope is a series of events which combined makes bikerides across the country with the message ... Read more

Pirates tri (local sprint tri)

Sunday, July 25, 2010      9 comments

Several of my team in training friends and TnT participants in the Greater Cleveland tri met this morning for the Pirates tri, a great local sprint tri). The weather decided to tease and show up with high winds and thunderstorms, but with a... Read more

Vacation is over

Saturday, July 03, 2010      8 comments

If you have been wondering why I have been quiet, it is because I was in Europe for almost two weeks. My parents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. I had a magnificent time. The weather was phenomenal both weeks - sunshine and ... Read more

Worldrun II

Saturday, June 12, 2010      4 comments

There are lots of ways to achieve notariety. Well, a fellow Dane did just that - first he ran around the world (Worldrun I) clockwise. The last couple of years he has been at it again running worldrun II - from the northern tip of Norway to the ... Read more

Some thoughts

Sunday, June 06, 2010      7 comments

A couple of years ago there was a letter to the editor of Triathlete magazine. The reader asked it it was OK to yoga on your rest day? The reply was - what is it about 'rest' you don't understand? I love getting inspiration from other peopl... Read more

Sparks flying in mid-Ohio (no photos).

Saturday, June 05, 2010      3 comments

Well, it happened again - thanks to Bill. Several sparkers with spouses and friends gathered in Waldo Ohio for another bike ride. The weather was interesting - at best. A front came through overnight and did all kinds of havoc, however, we met a... Read more

Cleveland half

Sunday, May 16, 2010      13 comments

OK fellow Sparkers, another 13.1 is on the books!!! In case anyone wants to know - 2:20 was my time, but I didn't really care. I had a great time goofing around, visiting with other runners, having a great old time. And when I was done, I went o... Read more


Saturday, May 15, 2010      12 comments

I just got back from the Cleveland Marathon, half, 10 and 5k's, and I am so excited. I met some rockstars... aka fellow sparkers who completed their first 5k - and I got to see them cross the finish line. Cat, Cheryl, Grace and your famile... Read more


Thursday, May 13, 2010      6 comments

I hate recovery. I feel like a slug. On the other hand, my body is telling me I need to recover. On average I sleep 1- 1 1/2 hr more every night. I planned to swim tonight, but decided on the way out the door when I left work - no. Soon I will ... Read more

Miles with meaning - swim, bike, and run to find a cure

Tuesday, May 04, 2010      16 comments

This weekend 1.3 million dollars was raised for the leukemia and lymphoma society to fight blood cancer through the leukemia and lymphom socety's team in training program, when 418 participated in the Wildflower triathlon in sunny california. ... Read more


Saturday, April 24, 2010      11 comments

I am not the best to write blogs. There are many reasons for that, but one of them is that my essay skills could be better. If you have followed me, my blogs, my training, and my health issues, you will know this is a work in progress. ... Read more

'just a short run' - Pittsburgh 3.27.10

Monday, March 29, 2010      11 comments

The rivalry was put on hold. No Steelers, Browns, Red Wings or Penguins comments. LOL It was all about bringing out the spark and so we did in a run called 'just a short run'. The run is to benefit the leukemia and lymphoma society and the mone... Read more

Keep my former church in your prayers

Tuesday, March 23, 2010      15 comments

My former church next to the Clinic was presumably struck by lightning this am. Watch the dramatic video on the link - keep the people who worship there in your prayers.
s/fire-sweeps-through-church Read more

Sparkpeople on CNN

Wednesday, February 24, 2010      5 comments

check out this website for the story
index.html?hpt=C2 ... Read more

My 2010 ski vacation ...

Sunday, January 31, 2010      10 comments

I returned to NE Ohio last night, where it was much colder than it ever was during the week in MT. However, I returned with some fabulous memories. With the exception of 2007, ... Read more

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