Friday, September 11, 2009      13 comments

There go my Spark Streaks. 2 weeks of being away from the computer, and no, I didn't keep track of anything. 36 hour drive to Illinois with my brother sharing the driving. Staying in my hometown, Normal, Illinois visiting with family. ... Read more
Stressed out...
Friday, August 21, 2009      17 comments

I love my brother. I'm totally stressed out. My 61 year old brother John, who lives 2000 miles away from me is very sick. He has been diagnosed with 3rd stage cancer. No details at this time, like origin of same, or what kinds of treatment ... Read more
GAINED A LIFE- yeah, it's what we GET that keeps us here.
Monday, August 17, 2009      14 comments

"GAINED A LIFE- yeah, it's what we GET that keeps us here". I just wrote that on a buds Spark page, and it made me smile & think.... it had to do with the fact that she isn't writing nearly as much or as often about how many pounds or inches s... Read more
On, the wish I had taken measurements... everywhere... moments.
Friday, August 07, 2009      17 comments

I went bike riding for the first time in a very long time Thursday. I fell in love with a hill trail, and have been hiking & not biking lately. Any hoot- I know the jeans I was wearing were a tad thinner. But, not that much thinner. And toni... Read more
Cycles... whoa, am I fat!
Saturday, August 01, 2009      18 comments

I've been going through some weird cycles lately. In one way, I'm feeling so chipper, and happy, and energized, and flexible, and thin--- but it's in comparison to where I was two years ago. I've been yearning for some 'celebration' photos- ... Read more
The kayak pics- as of 7/18
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      17 comments

A friend came by and took camera pics of my kayak pre-paper mache. She just sent them on to me. Yeah! Oh, this is the follow up to my 7/16 blog on the 'cheapest boat to float' contest I've entered with myself. I have time, but not money. I... Read more
Tom Venut0 blog... link and thought
Monday, July 27, 2009      7 comments I'm looking at Tom's blog dated 7/26/09. It's an article on intensity in training. Dang, he says it so well, and with so much more authority. Now, depending on what you are looking for, you will see... Read more
On building the cheapest kayak I can...
Friday, July 17, 2009      11 comments

I love to be on the water. Here I am in California, with no boat of my own to play in. I've been renting a kayak, but I really can't afford it, not even with the 50% off Friday routine that I enjoyed so. So... I'm building a kayak. I have 0... Read more
A recent thank you note- and some comments on my fitness....
Monday, July 06, 2009      8 comments

(I just sent this thank you note to the guy with the hot tub.) Hiking the hills of Berkeley Breathing in the wonder and beauty that are in the hills Watching the lizards play. The breeze tickle the leaves and the trees laugh. ... Read more
Part II of the sailing story-
Saturday, July 04, 2009      7 comments

Just as an FYI, since I wasn't on board..... Ellora is back in the San Francisco Bay. My son and his lady tried for 18 hours to round Point Reyes, and suffered defeat by boat. Not their will or courage was abated, but the boat suffered some ... Read more
Sailing in a gale- 35 knots, 14 foot swells on the ocean... uff da.
Friday, June 26, 2009      24 comments

Ok, so, like, I know I need to blog about this. It's very hard to do. This is- kind of hideous. But, I put my real world stuff in here. Do not read this if you want jolly, happy, oh so up lifting stuff. This is my journey- and it's my stor... Read more
I'll be gone sailing for a week...
Friday, June 19, 2009      12 comments

I'm packing my bag, getting ready to go. Blue water, here I come. My first long trip. Will I be seasick? Will I, will I? Heck if I know. See ya later, land lubbers. We go out the Golden Gate, and off on our foray to the wild blue wate... Read more
Remembering my lines...
Monday, June 15, 2009      7 comments

I am signed up to be the priestess in the Keith Ave mass in 8 weeks. Nice. I'm so looking forward to it. I'm busy memorizing my 'script'. I'm so, so, so loving doing this. Talk about positive images. Talk about pulling in centering and... Read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      10 comments

My son will be moving to Seattle shortly. The 40' yawl Ellora will be setting her sails, and taking off for the northern sea. He is up doing interviews, and out of town for 2 weeks. Since he lives on the boat, there are some chores that are ... Read more
Black holes suck-
Saturday, May 30, 2009      7 comments

A little bit of working on the addiction, a little bit of intestinal distress.... and feeling like I'm ready to throw in the towel, say I'm a worthless piece of trash waste o... Read more

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