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FANGFACEKITTY and the Travel Gremlins
Monday, April 09, 2012      17 comments

I am now home from 2 weeks of Road Warriorhood and glad to be back to a normal routine. Especially since I seemed to have been plagued by Travel Gremlins. I spent a week in Houston, visiting suppliers and at a workshop/conference. I arriv... Read more
Falling behind
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      7 comments

Halfway through week 2 of travel now and I am so far behind in my work and SP. Can't be helped I suppose and I will get caught up again soon (I hope!). I spent a week in Houston for a conference, which was interesting but overkill by day 3... Read more
Pavlov's Bicycle
Thursday, March 29, 2012      11 comments

Or "Why I'm a runner, not a cyclist" Warning - Possible TMI ahead. There is a reason I run instead of bike. Well, several reasons, primarily because biking is not part of the black belt test and running is, but I have another reason. ... Read more
Phe Phi Pho
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      8 comments

This week I am in Houston for the World Petrochemicals Conference and visiting two of my new (to me) raw materials suppliers. As of January I took over responsibility for my company's North American raw material purchasing, a commodity I know n... Read more
Monday, March 26, 2012      17 comments

The headline on Time magazine right now is that women are overtaking men as the country's breadwinners. According to the article in 40% of households women are the primary breadwinners, earning more than the men. I am one of the 40%, even ... Read more
Tugging on Superman's cape
Saturday, March 24, 2012      10 comments

Last Saturday Master N was in town and came to karate. He is a 5th degree black belt in our style and also in tae kwon do, and in jujitsu. I spent some time during class working with him on creative one steps - basically he throws an attack an... Read more
Pushup Challenge Week 2
Saturday, March 17, 2012      7 comments

The pushup challenge is about consistency, not quantity or style. A minimum of 4 sets of pushps each time, no more than 6 times per week. I am slightly obsessive about data, however, so I also keep track of the numbers, but that is for me pers... Read more
The picture on the wall
Thursday, March 15, 2012      16 comments

FANGFACEKITTY: 1 Best Buy: 0 My daughter dropped of the phone for repair almost 3 weeks ago. The repair was supposed to take 3-5 days; they said they would call. After nearly 2 weeks I still had not received a phone call. She went in a... Read more
Sucker punched
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      15 comments

Just when you think you're with the program... emoticon Friday I reconnected with an old friend I had lost cont... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Who's that girl?
Sunday, March 11, 2012      139 comments

March 7th was my 1 year gym membership anniversary. I looked back at some of my first training logs and wow! When I first started SP in January last year it took me almost half an hour to walk just 1 mile and I thought I was going to die b... Read more
Pushup Challenge Week 1
Saturday, March 10, 2012      10 comments

emoticon All purshups are military style unless otherwise noted. Sunday - 4 sets of 20 pushups each Mon... Read more
There's a rainbow on my shoulder
Friday, March 09, 2012      9 comments

And skies of blue above, I'm shouting so, the world will know That I'm in love (Brian Setzer) Ok, not really, "love" is not the "L" word I had in mind. ... Read more
The Hills are Alive...
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      11 comments

With the sound of my curses. I dislike hills. In addition to changing up my ST routine I've been doing a slight revamp to cardio as well. I actually started this in November but after the end of December when I went on vacation I just did... Read more
What don't kill you
Monday, March 05, 2012      10 comments

Will make you more strong, You rise, you fall, you're down then you rise again, What don't kill you'll make you more strong (Metallica) Grammatically incorrect but true nonetheless. In any contest between speed and strength I hav... Read more
February Goal Results
Thursday, March 01, 2012      5 comments

How I did in February: 1) Maintain my weight at +5 / -14 pounds emoticon ... Read more

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