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blogstreak month 2 day 30
Saturday, July 30, 2016      7 comments

a little work, a little walk, and a seven-hour party. that was the day. the party was potluck and i brought a vegan salad, picked and chose among the other dishes, and felt like i did ok. between the walk, and walking to the party, the steps add... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 29
Friday, July 29, 2016      11 comments

today was a day of many walks, starting early this morning when DD said... let's go for a walk. and walk we did. a three miler, a two miler, down to the beach, where her dad was out rowing while we walked: ... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 28 - DD's here!
Thursday, July 28, 2016      11 comments

second try to write a blog before midnight after the browser froze the first time. morning run today, maybe i was as fast as the tortoise, maybe not... but 4.5 miles, followed by a walk down to the fjord, no dip - a bit too chilly for my blood. ... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 27 - visiting
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      9 comments

after hosting guests most of the past two weeks, we finally got to be guests this afternoon. an annual event that we host one year and friends the next, and it was their turn. fun to catch up on the past year, and after a lovely salad lunch we a... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 26 - photo safari
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      15 comments

took the day off today - it was cooler, but not rainy. windy. some sun. there is an island north of here that i have been wanting to explore for some time. it has a well-marked trail circumnavigating the island and we walked it all the way, leav... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 25 - 5 mile run and fjord dip
Monday, July 25, 2016      10 comments

so the heat wave lasted one more day. we got out for an early morning run - still moving at tortoise speed (ok, the tortoise would probably beat me), but i finished five miles and went down to the fjord for a refreshing dip - the temperature war... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 24 - empty house again
Sunday, July 24, 2016      8 comments

after a lovely 5 mile walk this morning, followed by a hasty lunch, i drove our guests to the station in town. returned home to enjoy what may be the last hot day of summer - maybe we will get another round of good weather, maybe not. but it loo... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 23 - more company
Saturday, July 23, 2016      9 comments

writing this under the wire to keep the streak going. it's almost midnight. those sleep gods are laughing away at me - after the 10 hours of sleep. last night i could not fall asleep at all. must have been up until about 5 a.m. - though i did ge... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 22 - blink, it's friday
Friday, July 22, 2016      8 comments

the weeks fly by. the sleep gods were kind last night - this time i managed 10 hours. probably a record in recent years. and it was a beautiful warm summer day. we started the day with a swim in the fjord, then took a long and leisurely walk - p... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 21 - in the moment
Thursday, July 21, 2016      8 comments

so the sleep gods had a good laugh yesterday. after 9 hours of sleep, last night i just could not fall asleep. at. all. made the mistake of checking email right before bed, and there was a message that i knew would upset DH. and it did, when i e... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 20 - still on the injured list
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      7 comments

but getting better. after a spasm hit early this morning, my back loosened up with the day. still not bending over (and did i ever get out of a clean-up job in the house today after DH finished building some ikea furniture!), but walking more ea... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 19 - rest day
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      14 comments

well, sort of. my back said no way when i tried to pick my glasses up from next to the bed this morning, which set the tone of the day. although it was rather nice ordering DH around and saying could you carry this, could you dig into the cabine... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 18 - running again, but slowly....
Monday, July 18, 2016      9 comments

i've been injury free so long it came as quite a shock - yesterday i managed to do something to my back, and today i just went and made it worse. i picked up a printer and moved it from one table to another, and something just went youch! i mana... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 16
Sunday, July 17, 2016      10 comments

a lazy morning - slept until after 8, which never ever ever happens... company was up before i was. they left soon after breakfast, and we took it easy until afternoon when we decided it was time for an adventure. we drove to a lovely beech fore... Read more
blogstreak month 2 day 15 - company is here...
Saturday, July 16, 2016      8 comments

which means it is harder to get in exercise, especially when they are sloooooooooow walkers. and when the weather is not particularly cooperative either. nevertheless, it is fun to have company - and we had a fun adventure. we took the morning w... Read more

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