Haven't blogged in a VERY LONG TIME! Been busy ....
I have been very busy all summer. I have done a half marathon, a full marathon, getting ready to do another full marathon. Have done some traveling, knocked things off my Bucket List .... however, I have not blogged and I have not tracked my f... Read more
Summer Soltice Mayor's Marathon
Walked/ran in the Mayor's Marathon today. My goal was to beat last years time of 6hrs 57 min. Completed todays in 6 hours 50 minutes!! Woohoo!! My darling hubby was my coach and my cheerleader. He met me every few miles and let me know how ... Read more
Laughing at myself
I am a walker (and try to run.) So today was Ride Your Bike to Work Day. Along with being a walker I am a confirmed procrastinator .... at 6:00 this morning my darling hubby was explaining to me how to shift gears on my bike. I keep telling ... Read more
Signed up for a Half Marathon this Weekend
Have signed up for the 2014 Trent/Waldron Glacier Half Marathon on Saturday 5/24. Have been doing "walks" that end up only being 3-4 miles and a few 6-7 mile hikes. Realize that I need longer walks and more training, so I figured I would bite ... Read more
Happiness is having a Spark Tracker
Saturday I went downtown with friends to see a musical. We had lunch first, then saw the show. Afterwards, instead of riding home with my friends, I walked. I thought it was going to be 8 - 10 miles, it was only 6 but I completed it in a real... Read more
Beautiful Day Yesterday until I realized Tracker was lost.
Had a wonderful day yesterday - started by going to Humpy's for lunch with friends and then going to the Performing Arts Center to see the musical "Memphis". What a great time. After the show, I had told everyone that I was going to walk home.... Read more
Appt made - 53 days until the Marathon
Have made my first appointment of the season to go see the Chiropractor. Last year when I completed my Marathon, I proceeded to sit on my rear congratulating myself on a job well done. However, within a few short weeks, I had let myself sit fo... Read more
Picking up Granddaughters tonight
We are going to start the evening off with a three mile hike to TGIFridays. They love it there (mainly for the Balloon Man - they are 5 and 7 years old.) Tomorrow we are heading to Seward to take a tour of the Vitus Marine / AVEC tug and barge... Read more
Friday night I drove home from work, then walked back to my husbands place of work to meet him for our Friday date night. 2.84 miles in 42 minutes. Pretty happy with that. Went out to dinner and then went out for drinks and dancing. Wow - g... Read more
First Day of Spring
Today is the first day of Spring. It is 14 degrees outside, however it is staying light out later at night and I know in my heart that within the next couple of weeks the sun will start coming up earlier and earlier!
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Home Again, Home Again
Have spent the last week and a half cooking for the Iditarod support team in Unalakleet, Alaska. What a wonderful time. The support team consists of Check Point personnel, Veterinarians, Communications (IT), Drop Dog personnel (any dog that is... Read more
Iditarod starts Saturday, March 1
Last year I flew to Unalakleet, Alaska with a friend to cook for the Iditarod Support Team. It was my first time being involved with the Iditarod and I loved it. I have not been tracking the calendar very closely and was totally blown away tha... Read more
Looks like it has been a week since I blogged
Spoke to my Mom on Saturday. Had a great chuckle. It was her birthday, she turned 83. She lives in New York, I live in Alaska. She has told me several times, she does not want anything, not even a card. She is trying to get rid of everythin... Read more
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Counting my Blessings !
In the last week, I have had one friend travel to the Mayo Clinic to have a tumor removed from her kidney. Have just heard that my cousin is facing Stage 4 Cancer. Reading SparkFriends blogs about trauma's in the their lives and in the lives o... Read more