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Come with me as I keep a promise to myself!
Sunday, October 30, 2011      13 comments

I haven't been running much since mid-September. I had signed up for a 10K to be held on October 1 but it was cancelled due to a severe windstorm and I simply got out of the running routine. These days, I don't feel like going out and running;... Read more
All That's Left is Me
Saturday, October 29, 2011      9 comments

Autumn is my least favorite season. It's a season of death and things won't be improving any time soon. The trees are nearly bare and it's time to put the last of the Summer Toys away. (Trust me, I won't be moping around for the next 6 mont... Read more
Sunday, August 21, 2011      10 comments

Recently, someone important to me asked about a notebook I was writing in last summer. I got it out this morning to look at; it was fun to reread it and be reminded of where my brain was at this time last year. I noticed something I ha... Read more
It Still Needs to be Pretty
Friday, July 29, 2011      11 comments

I was buying some more bigger clothes a couple of days ago. I've been a resale shopper for years now so I can buy things frequently without worrying about cost. Thing is, I wasn't buying anything new because I have plenty of things to wear at ... Read more
Sunday, July 24, 2011      13 comments

There's something In the center of the treeline that you can't see in the photo To get there... Read more
Random Running Thoughts
Sunday, June 26, 2011      10 comments

Today was the first truly nice day for running. The spring was so cold and summer didn't get off to a very good start either. I had taken a break after my Half Marathon in May and I just couldn't seem to get a routine started again. I have an... Read more
Let's Help Lori (Momma_Little)
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      4 comments

This is from Momma_Little's friend, SandyJas. She has set up a paypal account to help Lori deal with the aftermath of a home burglary. It's easy to contribute; let's show the bad guys in this world that love and friendship are strong enough ... Read more
Laugh Out Loud Funny (especially if you're a runner)
Monday, May 16, 2011      19 comments

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What keeps me here?
Sunday, May 15, 2011      14 comments

So much turmoil at SP this week! If you don't know what I'm referring to, that's a good thing. I'm not going to rehash old news but after some events of the past week, I've had to move to a greater level of awareness as to why I continue with... Read more
A Tale of 2 Half Marathon Photos
Saturday, May 14, 2011      13 comments

A Tale of Two Half Marathon Photos (Quotes are from Runnerworld.com's "Daily Kick in the Butt") Every day, I stop halfway through my run for five minutes, look around, and enjoy the surroundings. I'm reminded of why I do this and why I... Read more
I still have the power to amaze myself!
Sunday, May 08, 2011      16 comments

(continued from yesterday) The night before I was excited and SO WOUND UP! I was ready to do this!! I slept well and awakened to a very pretty morning. The weather for the day was very nice but not overly warm, upper 40's to start, mid-5... Read more
A Goal Accomplished, a Year of Anticipation
Saturday, May 07, 2011      8 comments

I ran my first 5K last year on May 1, 2010 at Peninsula State Park in Door County Wisconsin. The park is absolutely beautiful. I don't live very far away yet I hadn't been there in years. As I finished my 5K, I knew that I wanted to return i... Read more
Happy Easter
Sunday, April 24, 2011      6 comments

I was thinking about the Daily Status I had posted for yesterday: something about how just three days ago, we had 10 inches of snow and then yesterday, there were violets blooming everywhere. Awesome things happen in three days. HAVE... Read more
The LOVE-HATE relationship
Sunday, April 17, 2011      6 comments

LOVE clothes HATE that I've gained weight LOVE the spring clothes that are in my closet HATE that they don't fit LOVE the idea that I've been hanging the fun clothes on the refrigerator door to remind me that I want to be ab... Read more
Sunday, April 10, 2011      9 comments

My blog on Saturday talked about an abstinence list, those things that I simply can no longer keep under control. They call out my name and haunt me until they are completely consumed. Happily, it's a short list and I'm starting to find some a... Read more

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