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I Did It Again!
Tuesday, April 16, 2019      24 comments

I just signed up for another 5K, the Tiger Trot. It's this Saturday evening at 5pm and my entry includes two tickets to the Detroit Tigers' game aft... Read more
Old Lady Running Tips - Might Work for Young'uns, Too
Monday, April 15, 2019      16 comments

First, for me without a doubt running is much "funner" [okay, more fun] when the clothes are cute. My newest outfit: Smile! I know lots o... Read more
Get it in Early
Sunday, April 14, 2019      12 comments

I got in my 7500+ steps (half my goal) before lunch today. I usually find if I make an effort to get steps in the morning, the rest just naturally happens. And if it doesn't, I march to the TV that hubby selects in the eve. It is raining no... Read more
Sunrise April Run
Saturday, April 13, 2019      13 comments

Gorgeous day today! We ran a little over 5 miles using :30/:30 second intervals. Really fun. Good people. So glad to have all this support. Wasn't sure... Read more
Far More Joys Than Challenges
Friday, April 12, 2019      12 comments

The frog is still in the same spot hiding, while I've been out driving Natalie to school, getting some morning sunlight, and laying out everything for my group run tomorrow. I'm running with a little faster group tomorrow based on my 5K. OK! Leg... Read more
Not My Cave Day
Thursday, April 11, 2019      16 comments

Yesterday after school, after snack, after homework, 8 year old Gwen was fascinated by the smiling frog I posted yesterday. (Again, in case you missed it:) ... Read more
Positive Day
Wednesday, April 10, 2019      12 comments

I walked with my nephew around Lake Hollingsworth today. We parked at the golf club so we got to go a little farther today. Beautiful day. And I ran about 3/4 of a mile before he got there - not included in this data. Can't wait for him to be r... Read more
Magnolia Watch and More!!
Tuesday, April 09, 2019      14 comments

Our magnolia tree has 9 blooms today and many, many more to come! I enjoyed a walk in cool drizzle this morning. Not bad. Not bad at all. Some neighbors have even more magnolias than we have. Also, the yellow lilies my daughter gave me several y... Read more
Bonus: Sweet Memorial
Monday, April 08, 2019      9 comments

A good friend brought me a book to comfort us in the recent loss of our dear dog, Kahlua: We were to read it, inscribe it, and return it. Gwen ... Read more
So Many Highlights
Monday, April 08, 2019      13 comments

Yesterday we took the grandkids to the annual Cookie Concert. The pre-show was the "Fireline", 8 drummers and 3 cymbalists from Southeastern University marching down the aisle and really getting into rhythm. Cool! Before the symphony in an... Read more
More Pictures from the Sun 'n Run 5K
Sunday, April 07, 2019      17 comments

Yesterday's race was great. I enjoyed it so much. I came home ready to sign up for all 10 Lakeland Runners Club 2019 races plus the Tiger Trot in 2 weeks, the Red White and Brew 5K, Jogging for the Noggin, the Holly Jolly Jingle Bell 5K and more... Read more
Sun 'n Run 5K
Saturday, April 06, 2019      17 comments

I had the best time this morning! Like in I really, really enjoyed the race. I had not run a race since September of 2018, bailing on my last 2 races due to health issues. So it was wonderful to get a successful one under my belt again. ... Read more
Short Take
Friday, April 05, 2019      13 comments

I'm ready for my 5K tomorrow. Will let you know how it goes. Today is a very, very good day! Weather for tomorrow at 7:30 am: 66 degrees, 99% humidity. 0% chance of rain. Okay. Friend is picking up my packet and bringing it to me .this... Read more
Favorite Foods, Favorite Gifts, Favorite Sights
Thursday, April 04, 2019      14 comments

The peaches DD brought back from Savannah, some of the first of this season, are now ripe: YUM!! Definitely a favorite food of mine! ... Read more
For As Long as I Can
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      15 comments

I ran easy yesterday, enjoying my run, just over 12 minutes per mile pace. I plan to run the 5K on Saturday morning (the Fun 'n Run 5K at the Fun 'n Sun Fly In at the airport) just a bit faster. We'll see. I won't be near as fast as my PR in 20... Read more

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