Monday, November 09, 2009
It was 1989, and the world changed.
Being the first full generation born in the USA, I have always been interested in the Europe my mother and grandparents left behind. It is no ... Read more
Monday, October 26, 2009
I was asked to write an article concerning my running for our village newsletter. This is my submission:
I was never an athlete, never thought myself capable of doing long dist... Read more
Thursday, October 22, 2009
I have been slowly putting my mind into "marathon mode" these past couple of weeks. My marathon running hubby and I have decided that we plan to register for the Chicago marathon wh... Read more
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Marathon Woman. Thatís what my shirt reads, and that is what I am. Back in April of this year at the Boston Marathon expo I had the honour of meeting and conversing with Kathrine Sw... Read more
Thursday, August 27, 2009
I just thought I would add to yesterday's blog...
maybe a bit of proof that things DO indeed improve, that change is the one thing we can count on and that storms DO pass.
T... Read more
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
The rain is pelting down, the wind is whipping through the trees and across the fields as the remains of Hurricane Bill pass over the North West countryside.
I do have a run pl... Read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Three years ago today I stumbled upon this website. I had seen it mentioned in a running web forum on an... Read more
Saturday, August 22, 2009
It's down to 30. Thirty days. Just a month away. Where did the time go? What happened to all the planning? The air has turned from warm breeze to crispness. The days are getting sho... Read more
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Can you imagine...it's waiting, just a few more steps around the corner, or over that distant hill. It's there, what you have been looking for. It's waiting to hug you, embrace you,... Read more
Thursday, August 06, 2009
Weeks, no months, have gone by since I last put a blog on here.
Life has gotten in the way and I've been a bit up and down with my reactions to all that is going on.
It's so ... Read more
Thursday, June 04, 2009
I don't know where I heard it, but I know it was years ago; the phrase "just show up". I'm going to apply it to last night's Cancer Research UK Race For Life.
It would have be... Read more
Friday, May 29, 2009
In my mind I've had to have a bit of a sit down and re-examine things. In three days I was supposed to start marathon training. With the injury from last Sunday, that will be postpo... Read more
Monday, May 25, 2009
The weather is glorious this weekend and a perfect incentive to get out and about especially with the dogs. Hubby and I decided to head out over to Pendle Hill for a bit of a hike an... Read more
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Determination, frustration, commitment, fatigue, perseverance, disappointment, resiliency... Add to that a bit of stubbornness and that's my mind set for the most part. Just as ... Read more
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Kick start, jump start, kick butt, just do it, etc!!
Are you ready? set? GO!!
Phrases to get the mind in gear to get the body moving or even to get the mind moving. After all, w... Read more