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Saving the Manatees..or Run, Jacq, Run!
Saturday, May 21, 2011      3 comments

Today there was a 5k race sponsored by the Save the Manatees club at a local high school. All money raised is donated to a group in Florida that...saves the manatees. Upon learning that I was going to register for the race my daughter Jacq... Read more
My favorite songs - What a Wonderful World
Thursday, May 19, 2011      3 comments
SzJY96m3lkg This is probably my all time overall favorite song. No matter what kind of bad mood I am in listening to the song calms me down, slows me down enough to appreciate just how wonderful... Read more
I am normal!
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      10 comments

I’m Normal! OK, not really, not by common definitions of the word. I remain securely off-center and unique. It’s impossible to be normal when you hear voices in your head (aka Crazy Me) whispering utter insanity (run the half marathon Reb... Read more
Talking with the Crazy...or Why Cookies are Evil
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      12 comments

Monday is a regularly scheduled running day and since it was too cold & too wet to garden instead off to the gym I went, after enjoying a Turkey Flatbread from Subway with a single Raspberry Cheesecake Cookie for dessert. This is an important p... Read more
Did she...or didn't she? That is the question...
Monday, May 16, 2011      10 comments

My goal this year is to earn my black belt. A requirement for the black belt test is to run 2 miles in 18 minutes. Saturday I ran 2 miles in 18:45, reaching and leaving behind by my May goal of 19 minutes. So how did I do tonight? ... Read more
Another rainy day
Sunday, May 15, 2011      7 comments

I am so tired of rain. Warm rain would be somewhat bearable but all of our rain has been cold. And we have several more days of rain forecast. Blah. At least Friday was nice & I was able to get started in the garden, filling in the b... Read more
We're not gonna gain it
Friday, May 13, 2011      3 comments

With apologies to Twisted Sister's song We're Not Gonna Take It. I sometimes have way too much time on my hands in meetings... Oh we’re not gonna gain it No, we ain’t gonna gain it Oh we’re not gonna gain weight anymore We’ve got ... Read more
You know you're living in 2011 when...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      4 comments

Another "gem" from my inbox, pausing briefly on its trip around the cyberworld... You know you are living in 2011 when…. 1. You accidentally enter your PIN on the microwave 2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years ... Read more
Stuff you didn't know you didn't know
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      10 comments

Popped up in my e-mail yesterday on it's way around the cyberworld, I have not verified the veracity of most but they sound good.... Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. Treasury Men can read smaller print than ca... Read more
A Busy Weekend
Sunday, May 08, 2011      4 comments

FINALLY! The rain stopped. At least for the last 2 days. It has been beautiful outside, low to mid 60s (Fahrenheit), sunny - I even got a sunburn! Practically overnight flowers have come up, leaves have appeared on trees...and my "swampland... Read more
May Goals
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      6 comments

I'm going to keep it short this month since May will be extremely busy with everyone's extra curricular activities. My goals for May: 1 - 35 pushups (did 30 as of Tuesday) 2 - 2 miles in 19:00 (did 19:41 tonight) 3 - finish removing li... Read more
My daughter's 1st track meet
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      5 comments

Jacq is in 8th grade this year and is a year younger than the rest of her class because we started her in school a year early, when she was 4. You wouldn't know she's only 12 to look at her (although she will be 13 in about 6 weeks). She p... Read more
Race Day conversation with Me, Myself & I....
Monday, May 02, 2011      9 comments

I have developed multiple personalities. In the days leading up to the race Old Me made a feeble attempt to reassert dominance. Right up to the last quarter mile I could hear that whiny little voice in my head. Yes, I talk to myself; I ca... Read more
April Goal Results & Randomness
Sunday, May 01, 2011      9 comments

A most awesome month! My goals for April were: *25 pushups - am doing 26 - emoticon *50 situps - am doing 5... Read more
I ran, I finished, I did not cause a traffic accident!
Saturday, April 30, 2011      12 comments

WooHoo! Yay me! I ran my 1st ever race today, a 5k, just a few miles from my home. My goals were to finish, to run the whole race, not to be in last place and not to get hurt. Given that I am accident prone, the race was on the road ... Read more

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