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Spring? Snowshoeing!!!
4/23/2014 7:14:00 PM,  1 COMMENTS

April 23 and a friend and I drove to the ski hill and snowshoed most of the day. Beautiful weather, sunny then graupled and then sun again. The wind...  Read more


7 Unusual Races/Runs
4/23/2014 4:41:11 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Grinning here. Some of these races sound like fun, hee. In no particular order: 1. Krispy Kreme Challenge (North Carolina) The Krispy Kreme Ch...  Read more


Water Adventures
4/23/2014 12:06:20 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I live on lake so technically I can swim whenever I want at least from May through September. But I donít. I donít like to share my water with fish...  Read more


The Rest of the Story
4/23/2014 11:34:55 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I tried to update my status from my Start Page, but it cut off the end without warning. I could do it again, I suppose, but it would just clutter up m...  Read more


The Strong Ones!
4/23/2014 11:32:22 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I saw this on Facebook. No doubt, it applies to men as well as women! Need a reality check? Think about where you started from, where you a...  Read more


Woggles and I get Ready for the Diva 5 K and the Benefits of Blogging
4/22/2014 9:58:11 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I'm getting ready to drive down to Myrtle Beach and I decided to look back at my original blog about it -"I'm gonna run the Diva". In looking back...  Read more


Gold Star Day
4/22/2014 9:51:21 AM,  18 COMMENTS

Today I received a Gold Star SparkGoodie from the At Goal + Maintaining Plus....SparkTeam for logging in once weekly for the last 9 weeks in a +/- 3%...  Read more


Just Insane - short and sweet
4/22/2014 9:47:38 AM,  20 COMMENTS

Down another pound that's 5 1/2 now since last week , eating normal well balanced meals - woo hoo !! Still balancing my core and its still work...  Read more


Race Report: Spring Fling Ramp Run 5K
4/21/2014 8:30:35 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Wow did this race sneak up on me. I was not even thinking about the race until sparkers started posting supportive comments on my page! Th...  Read more


2014 Hooters Beach Bunny 5K
4/21/2014 3:42:31 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I decided to work this race with my close friends who create these fun races. I enjoy giving back and I also educate our new volunteers on how to perf...  Read more


Racing / Mac Updates
4/21/2014 3:23:56 PM,  4 COMMENTS

- Saturday, April 19 Ronald McDonald "Run for the House 5K" race: This is the 2nd race I've used my Garmin Forerunner 220 in, and interestingly...  Read more


Inspired by Boston Runners
4/21/2014 3:02:09 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Here's my friend, Cary, highlighted and finishing the Boston Marathon in 3 hours 40-something minutes. WOW! And he will be turning 60 soon. He runs Ga...  Read more


From Me to Boston. Keeping STRONG!
4/21/2014 11:42:59 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I haven't run outside in 5 months! Yesterday, Sunday 20 April it was time to change that! Not only was it Easter, it was my Wedding Anniversar...  Read more


New Beginning Part Two - Overjoyed !!
4/21/2014 10:43:42 AM,  22 COMMENTS

Oh my I feel so good !! I am at a loss for words , me the wordy girl , the girl who was nicknamed Webster in High School and College ...  Read more


While my heart and mind are fixed on Boston this morning,
4/21/2014 9:27:01 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Iím also remembering those days when only men were allowed to participate in this iconic event. /
4/17/thr...  Read more


Family Time - Reflexions...
4/21/2014 8:18:34 AM,  5 COMMENTS

On the last 20 days, I travelled quite a bit: Niagara- on-the-lake (ON), Columbus and Dayton (OH), Saint-Augustine (FL) and Easter weekend in Quebec...  Read more


Lost! Joie de Vie
4/21/2014 8:13:47 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Answers to the name Mojo..... please return to owner ......have a marathon in 3 weeks and need it desperately!...  Read more


Easter Sunday and a few other things
4/20/2014 8:06:52 PM,  9 COMMENTS

A busy weekend and a busy day today. Things are mostly winding down, glad to finally get a chance to sit and relax. The kids were up early and very...  Read more


3 Strong Women
4/20/2014 4:38:23 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I was looking for something to spice up my non-existent strength program and came across these ladies from the past. Set the Wayback Machine for...  Read more


Party Pictures from Last Week on this Joy-filled Easter
4/20/2014 10:20:08 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Pictures from last week's Galloway end of the running season party are now available. Although there are dozens, I'll share just a few. 1. Proud...  Read more


Does this mean Iím a perfect 10?
4/19/2014 3:41:54 PM,  20 COMMENTS

All the other race numbers this morning were 100-300. What did I do to deserve this? I know that elite runners are given special low numb...  Read more


My Brain Had to Scream : GO!
4/19/2014 1:16:34 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My report card for the week would not be an A+! After coming back from a 10 day break, I should feel rejuvenated and full of energy. I had a good 3 da...  Read more


That was then - This is now - A Crossroads?
4/19/2014 12:04:04 PM,  10 COMMENTS

For some reason, today , I was prompted to look back at my original SP persona page (Triffik). Lo and behold, I was kind of shocked that there were...  Read more


Challengers of HOGWARTS "In My Easter Bonnet" Shopping (A Competition!)
4/18/2014 7:59:59 PM,  11 COMMENTS

448 449 450 451 453 452 450 449 448 Hello Everyone! I've just spent all day shopping for my Easter bonnet. I took home a small se...  Read more


Easter weekend 3rd try.
4/18/2014 3:15:37 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm doing multiple tasks and have lost this blog post twice already, so third time is a charm- Right? To write about my upcoming Easter I need to...  Read more


The Passover phenomenon
4/18/2014 2:15:55 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Every year at Passover I notice the same thing: I am able to follow a diet that is more restrictive than my usual diet. Itís not that Iím motivated,...  Read more


Mundane Blog
4/18/2014 9:27:43 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Do I have a pound of trash? Or have I discovered something new? Perhaps I should call it fire-roasted great northern beans? I was going to do a cross...  Read more


2014 Iron Girl 5K
4/17/2014 3:44:47 PM,  13 COMMENTS

I'm always proud of my family. D & Linnie had me beaming all day. I love this race celebrating the assertiveness, empowerment, and independence of Wom...  Read more


Introspective or reclusive?
4/17/2014 9:27:57 AM,  15 COMMENTS

As I was looking over old blogs I wrote, I realized that when I first joined SP I didnít hesitate to put my feelings out there. Now, I feel that Iím...  Read more


The seven P's of success
4/16/2014 3:16:03 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Use the "Seven P's of Success" to remove the clutter or frenzy from your mind and your life. 1) Pause to calm your thoughts - you can't focus wh...  Read more


What is wrong with these Pictures?
4/16/2014 11:04:20 AM,  17 COMMENTS

<img src="
/6/l1654125206.jpg" Hint: It's not _____________ and he's not____________....  Read more


4/16/2014 4:31:53 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I have been "interviewing" via email for another recipe development job and they inquired as to whether any of my previous work has been published so...  Read more


Help me! I think I'm falling
4/15/2014 10:20:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Not in love, but in a trap of overeating to relieve some of my stress at work. I was doing fine, working out, doing great on my runs three times a wee...  Read more


Technology Disorientation (would be a good title for a Big Bang Theory Episode!)
4/15/2014 5:01:40 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday late afternoon my MacBook Pro really started to run slow, so like all good technical folks I started running some diagnostics only to find i...  Read more


2014 Leprechaun Challenge
4/15/2014 7:46:03 AM,  16 COMMENTS

Last years' Challenge was a Duathlon the first day in Palm Harbor then a 5K the next day in Dunedin! 57 108 57 This year's challenge was doin...  Read more


Recommendations Needed
4/14/2014 12:07:03 PM,  18 COMMENTS

My new glasses - single vision so I can see the ground well, Transitions for shades, and wrapped at the temples for unobstructed view - are great EXCE...  Read more


Mad Dogs and Englishmen
4/14/2014 11:32:09 AM,  9 COMMENTS

...go out in the morning rain. I'm not truly English and, according to the song, they actually go out in the midday sun. But it's raining: here, so...  Read more


Disneyland House :o)
4/14/2014 11:02:58 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Thanks everyone for the input. It really was great to see the opinions of things based on what information I gave you and I think it was just the rig...  Read more


Spring has Sprung
4/14/2014 10:07:32 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Im not sure where to start but this one fact has made a dramatic impact on my life- spring is here! 126 I've been able to get outside and run for...  Read more


Sayonara 190-ville !!
4/14/2014 9:32:45 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I spent exactly 3 months in 190-ville. It is longer than I wanted to stay, but I'll take it! It wasn't my imagination that I was losing weight Ver...  Read more


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