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blogstreak day 29 - traveling...
and an early blog today, just to keep up the streak, which is almost over for the month of june. we will leave for the airport in a couple of hours, heading for our home in sweden (DH's mom was born on a farm on the west coast, and that is where... Read more
blogstreak day 28
yet another day of errands, with a few walks thrown in for good measure. haircut, odds and ends. tomorrow we head for the airport.
meals: restaurant and grocery store. no snacks.
hunger is not an emergency.
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blogstreak day 27
still in seattle. a beautiful morning walk, followed by a day of errands - including dropping pelle off with his summer mom. he will be spending the summer with 5 other border collies, a few sheep, a llama, and a cat or two. when he saw his summ... Read more
blogstreak day 26
several lovely walks today added up to 18,000 or so steps. seattle is such a beautiful place to go walking - the gardens are amazing. we came across a bamboo garden/business, and were invited in to walk through what was a maze like park of beaut... Read more
blogstreak day 25 - seattle
not your typical day in seattle; we recently discovered that our car did not have a spare tire. it had a pump and a repair kit. which might be fine if you live in a city where triple A can show up on a dime, but we live in the wilderness, and ar... Read more
blogstreak day 24 - the journey begins
made it to seattle after a long, hectic, and somewhat stressful day. my dad (almost 101 years old) is in the hospital getting a "tune-up". i guess we all need one every 100 years or so... i may have to head back east, though it will actually be ... Read more
blogstreak day 23
and that is it. tomorrow we head for seattle, first stop on our journey to sweden for the summer. last night was the last time that i will need to get up at midnight to be in the same time zone as clients until september; i have told everyone i ... Read more
blogstreak day 22 - the end is in sight...
finally. tonight is the last night i have to get up at midnight until september. summer (more or less) officially starts in sweden with the midsummer celebration this weekend, and it starts early - offices closing already tomorrow afternoon. whi... Read more
blogstreak day 21 - happy summer!
today was both better and worse. worse because i had to get up to work without enough sleep; better because i finished the work i had to do for tomorrow already at noon. and i had the afternoon off - to go to the dentist. not exactly the best wa... Read more
blogstreak day 20
as my status said, i'm burning candles at every end possible. i never slept before starting work last night, but got a few hours in the wee hours of the morning. and it is about to repeat, though for the opposite reason tonight - last night i co... Read more
blogstreak day 19 - 200 weeks of maintenance...
and i am NOT going to blow it now. i am absolutely at the upper end, scream weight is here. this morning when i woke up, i decided it was time to get real - we will be traveling beginning on friday, and it will be a full week before i am back in... Read more
blogstreak day 18
strange day - the weather report said there would be about one hour without rain. and it was right. we went out on our morning adventure just that hour, walked five miles, and made it back to the car just as the first drops were falling. well-ne... Read more
blogstreak day 17 - blink, it's friday!
goodness. company is here, and i can't hide in my office. but i didn't want to break the streak. soooooo..... more tomorrow.
but for today:
4 mile run
decent eating (though did not track)
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blogstreak day 16
another day, another hike... we've lived here over ten years, and are still finding wonderful walks just a few miles from home, as the crow flies. today we found a trail that led us to a beautiful old homestead with pioneer roses - at least, tha... Read more
blogstreak day 15
phew! i really did plan to write a blog earlier today... went for what i planned to be a shorter, easier run this morning - well, it was shorter. but instead of my run-walk, which i've been doing trying to get back in shape, i actually ran the w... Read more