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Warrior Dash results

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      6 comments

For the Saturday race I came in 196 out of 966 women in my age group, 1033 overall (women only). I was 3331 in the co-ed overall out of I don't know how many thousands since I didn't have the patience to scroll all the way to the bottom. Finis... Read more

Warrior Dash and Taming the Jungle

Monday, July 30, 2012      15 comments

The Warrior Dash on Saturday was, if anything, even more awesome than last year. The course was a slightly different route and some of the obstacles were new. They got rid of the on where you had to go hand over hands down a rope from the 20-3... Read more

Warriors - Prepare for Battle

Saturday, July 28, 2012      12 comments

It is ON! Once again Warriors from all over Michigan assemble to battle to the death as card carrying members of Warrior Nation. That's right, today is the Warrior Dash, billed as "the craziest frickin' day of your life". In just few... Read more

More Differences in France

Thursday, July 26, 2012      14 comments

Now on my previous list I should have been clearer that the differences are based on what I have experienced in a very localized part of France. It is like comparing a large town / small city in the Midwest USA to New York City...what I observe... Read more

Sports in France

Thursday, July 26, 2012      7 comments

On my initial "look & see"' visit to Compiègne I received a ''Sports Guide'' listing all the clubs and teams available. It is quite a bit different from where I live in southeast Michigan. Some of the possibilities include: * several typ... Read more

Moving to France, part 1

Monday, July 23, 2012      41 comments

I am in the process of moving to France for work. I was offered the opportunity a few months ago...with no specific position named at the time but a promise of one to be found...and since I work for a French company an international posting, to... Read more

Going it alone

Wednesday, July 11, 2012      11 comments

At the start of last night's karate class I & one of the other black belt candidates had to re-do our push-ups. Neither of us was able to do the required 50 during the pre-test. Unbeknownst to me at least since this was never mentioned or done... Read more

I'm Home!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012      12 comments

For a few days anyway, after an 8.5 hour flight with a crying toddler in front of me who finally fell asleep 10 minutes before landing. I left the airport by 2; by 2:50 pm I pulled into my driveway and saw this: Read more

Checking in

Sunday, July 08, 2012      10 comments

I know I've been MIA lately. So much going on, not enough time to do it all. You all know the story. Had black belt pre-testing last Saturday. I was to chicken to read the results until today. You know how it is when you take any sort o... Read more

Push-Up Challenge - The Payoff

Friday, June 29, 2012      10 comments

As you may remember for I few months I did. Push-up challenge with some other Spark members, which ended sometime in June. The challenge was for consistency, not quantity and the goal was to do a minimum of 4 sets of pushups 6 days per week for ... Read more

May Goal Results

Wednesday, June 13, 2012      7 comments

1) Maintain my weight at +5 / -14 pounds emoticon still ~5-6 lbs over goal range at month end but this has chan... Read more

Getting things done

Thursday, May 31, 2012      8 comments

Finally. I've always known I work better under pressure. And now that I have deadlines things are finally getting done. Not necessarily the way I would have done them had I had plenty of time to save for the materials I wanted, but at leas... Read more

Bzzzz

Friday, May 18, 2012      7 comments

I'm as busy a bee! I have so much going on I don't even know where to start. HR is finally moving on the paperwork for my new position / move. And I actually know w... Read more

Misc. travel pictures

Friday, May 11, 2012      5 comments

Found these when going through my phone today. I'm not good with pictures and don't take many, usually just of the things that strike my fancy and not your "normal" vacation pics. Here are some of the more interesting (to me): Birdcages i... Read more

Paul Revere's Ride

Friday, May 11, 2012      3 comments

My son, who is a fifer with the 1st Michigan Fife & Drum Corps, went to Boston for the Patriot's Day celebrations to commemorate the events starting the Revolutionary War. We found a video of one of their performances whilst in Boston, at the O... Read more


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