Out of all the restaurants in the country...
Thursday, May 19, 2011      12 comments

Well...I guess we have been hoping to get our name in a magazine or a newspaper...and Travel + Leisure is definately a nice magazine...but really...out of all the restaurants in the country of Norway they had to pick us for this little blurb. R... Read more
Mai 17th
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      11 comments

I thought I would write a blog this morning since it is Mai 17th or "Syttende Mai" in Norsk. Today is the most important holiday in Norway...this country is actually called "Norge" over here by the way. Today is Constitution day ...the day in ... Read more
Trying on summer clothes
Sunday, May 15, 2011      17 comments

Yesterday I got the vacation bug and started trying on clothes for our summer trip to the Basque region of France and Spain. We will also be going to the coast of Spain for a week at the end of our trip. I actually already packed the clothes b... Read more
Sentrumsløpet 2011...a harder race than I thought it would be...
Monday, May 09, 2011      12 comments

This past Saturday Patrick and I ran in our second race of the season called Sentrumsløpet. Sentrumsløpet translates to City Race. It was a 10K in downtown Oslo and about 85 percent of it was on asphalt. A very different run from the previou... Read more
My Raskinnet Run
Thursday, May 05, 2011      13 comments

I have been meaning to blog about Raskinnet all week and it just keeps getting away from me I suppose if I don't do it now I will be overlapping with my Sentrumslop 10K this weekend so here goes... Since last Saturday I have been reading al... Read more
Raskinnet 2011...a video
Sunday, May 01, 2011      15 comments

I had a ball yesterday running in Raskinnet. I will write about it soon but I found this wonderful video that someone made of the race. It is a very good descriptive of the run. (The video runs about 5 minutes) This run took 1 hour and 20 minu... Read more
I'm as ready as I'll ever be...
Friday, April 29, 2011      8 comments

It is true. I am as ready as I'll ever be for the Raskinnet run tomorrow. I have been training for six weeks and I have done every scheduled workout often times exceeding the amount of time I was to run. One on e occasion I ran 100 minutes...... Read more
My vacation in quick pics...
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      14 comments

I have been away...but right here in Oslo. We have been on vacation. The week before Easter every thing just shuts down here and everyone leaves to go up to the mountains to catch just a little more ski time but we stayed here and went on vaca... Read more
Why I am running Raskinnet
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      14 comments

I mentioned in a few of my previous blogs that Patrick and I will be running in this forest race called Raskinnet...actually there is supposed to be a little circle over the A but my keyboard is not working properly. (I don't have quote marks ei... Read more
Running Lost
Saturday, April 16, 2011      18 comments

I get lost all of the time when I go running. I am not really sure why. I try to use google earth to plan a route and still...I get lost. The first time this week was when I ran to work. I looked at my route and headed out. I live up in ele... Read more
Feeling a little old...
Saturday, April 09, 2011      26 comments

The other day one of the waitstaff from the banquet department asked Patrick about the grey haired lady who works upstairs. That's me. I let may hair go grey lately just to see what it would look like and although I don't exactly mind it I rea... Read more
Tapas Contest
Thursday, April 07, 2011      13 comments

Yesterday was a different day for us. Patrick got to compete in a Tapas contest here in Oslo. He had made it to the final round of the competition and we thought it would be fun to take the kids to it and make a day of it. ... Read more
Gaining weight? Hmmmm
Monday, April 04, 2011      12 comments

I have noticed that I have been gaining a bit of weight recently and I am not really sure why. I held steady at 121 all winter long and felt comfortable there so I even reset my ticker to that weight. I was conscious of my eating all winter bu... Read more
100 Minute Run
Friday, April 01, 2011      13 comments

Thirty two years ago I could run a quarter mile in under one minute. Two years ago it was difficult for me to even run a quarter of a mile without stopping. Thirty two years ago I weighed about 126 pounds. Two years ago I was heading up towar... Read more
Spring in Oslo
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      11 comments

Well, as you can clearly see, spring is here in Oslo. This is the lake I have started running around again several times a week. ... Read more

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