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Personal best in darts!
That's right! I shot a 171 last night in 501, three triple 19s! HOLY CRAP! It was AMAZING!!! ... Read more
Forcing Myself Back On Track
It's not easy! To anyone who is thinking of taking a break and taking their foot off the gas for a while, my advice is have a SHORT break and a re-start date in mind BEFORE you slack off, and a good friend who will kick your ass back in gear le... Read more
Hanging in here, post-Sandy
Hi all! Sorry I haven't popped in til now, but I know you will understand things have been rough here. My block and neighborhood actually HAVE power, but as I was chatting on webcam to a friend in Finland and showing him the storm live, a MASS... Read more
90% of Long Island has no power and I am one of those hit. 2 massive trees went down from my property and one took out my power and the neighbor's as well as landing on 2 of their SUVs. The other landed on their garage roof! I don't know how ... Read more
Lunch With The Lindas :D
Had a lovely lunch out with my girls today at a really nice Mexican restaurant in Huntington, NY. As luck would have it, there was even a parking space directly in front of the restaurant! ... Read more
Busy Days and Nights
I'm being productive and trying to find a few volunteer gigs and figuring out which of 5 I've found would suit me best. I think I'm going to go for 2 initially. One is volunteering with the Hospice Care Network, and the other is my local Hospi... Read more
I went to Robert Moses State Park, Field 5 today, a beautiful beach on the south shore of Long Island, facing the ocean. It was 76F and breezy, and apart from the cigar puffer upwind of me and the loud talking older man desperately trying to LO... Read more
Short and sweet:
1) Lose 5 pounds. I HAVE to start seeing the scale moving consistently downward i... Read more
I won my battle and the war with the nursery owner. I've also resumed doing ST and cardio. My arms can swear to that! Dart leagues are fun and I'm playing really well at home in practice this week (let's hope this extends to the bar games!). ... Read more
Nursery Stuff or Is There A Lawyer About?
So yeah... all 33 of the friggin 7' tall arborvitaes except possibly 2 died or are on their way out. The nursery told my spouse that it was a "bad batch" and WAS dug up at the wrong time, in the serious heat. Two other clients also complained ... Read more
Loved having my older son home for the long weekend, and wish my younger son had come home, too. Played well at darts last night but the other team must have been playing nightly for 30 or so years, they were so good! LOL! I saw one guy hit o... Read more
Great Night and Day
My competitive (as opposed to the "fun" team, as my captain, Krystina, calls them) had our season opener at home last night playing last year's champions. We lost the first several games, and then I won my 301 singles match (single in, double o... Read more
Ooh, a Streak LOL!
Yes, it's 2 days in a row now I've gotten off my ass and moved. I hit the treadmill and worked out on my gym yesterday afternoon, and then played darts for 4 hours last night. (I only counted 80 cos I did stand around a lot, not being in every... Read more
Starting to Feel Better
I've had a rough time of it the past 6+ weeks but I'm starting to feel better at long last. I got my permanent crown done today by my dentist and he did an awesome job.
The GONE forum is going to be resuming challenges in October if not ... Read more
Great Visit With Haze
My Scottish pal Haze arrived Thursday from Birmingham, England and we had a marvelous few days! We had a total blast Thursday night, drinking and enjoying a delicious price fixed menu with 4 other friends, and hung out poolside yesterday. Her ... Read more