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Fall catch-up
Monday, October 17, 2016      3 comments

It has been a busy summer for me. I started the season off with a 10K walk late in May. I walked the first 5K with a friend who dropped out due to the heat and breathing problems. Her husband picked her up and I continued on to a half decent fin... Read more
It is Raining Again!
Thursday, March 31, 2016      5 comments

It is raining again and looks so drab and gray outside. I am standing here watching the rain fall and wishing for sunny days. Cold rainy days ... Read more
Monday, September 21, 2015      5 comments

Yesterday was the Canada Army Run ½ marathons. A friend and I walk the 21K. We were hoping to come in under the 3:30 mark and both of us did. My time was 3:18:32 and she had 3:23. For her it was her first such event and she came in at the last m... Read more
The count down is on.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015      3 comments

There are four days left before the Canada Army Run, ½ marathons. Sunday Sept 20th. I am really looking forward to it this year. So far the weather forecast is great and I think I am on track to at least match my best time. I will be happy with... Read more
Long Weekend
Tuesday, September 08, 2015      1 comments

I had a pretty good weekend. It started Thursday evening with the AC/DC concert here in Ottawa. I knew it would be loud and I would have trouble with my hearing afterwards, so I took Friday off for an extra-long weekend. I started Friday off by ... Read more
Catching up
Monday, August 31, 2015      5 comments

It has been a while since I have taken the time to write a blog. I am not really sure why, just seems to slip my mind. Anyway it has been a busy few months and the next few look just as busy. I participated in the Ottawa Race Weekend in Ma... Read more
Dirty Dancing
Thursday, April 16, 2015      6 comments

My daughter and I went to see Dirty Dancing last night at the NAC. It was very well done. We have a tradition of going to one of the Broadway Series presentations every year and this year it was Dirty Dancing. This is her favorite show of all ti... Read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015      7 comments

Spring is supposed to start this weekend, or at least sometime tomorrow. It is still winter cold here, but at least we missed the snow that dumped on the Maritimes. Lucky them! I am looking forward to getting outside again. Looking forward to w... Read more
Spring, a Time for new Beginnings
Tuesday, May 13, 2014      9 comments

After a long hard winter, it seems spring has finally made an appearance. This past weekend was wonderful. Despite the forecast of rain, we had beautiful sunny days that just called a person to be outside. All the things we had been putting off ... Read more
Walking the dogs
Monday, January 06, 2014      5 comments

After a very cold start to the New Year, we had a nice weekend where we were able to walk the dogs again. Both were very happy to have a good run. Yesterday was a really good run with about 10 cm of new snow down. We went for a nice long walk an... Read more
The New Year
Friday, January 03, 2014      2 comments

It is the New Year and time to get myself back on track. Over the past few months, I have been so busy with school that I did not make time for workouts and took too many shortcuts on eating. So now it is time to get myself back on track. We wal... Read more
Canada Army Run 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      6 comments

On Sunday, my daughter and I completed the Canada Army Run ½ marathon. Neither of us made the time to train for this event, me because I made lots of excuses and my daughter because she feels broken and was recovering from a knee injury early in... Read more
Back to school
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      2 comments

Getting ready to go back to school in September. I am working on my Masters and sometimes wonder how I can fit the work in. The class this semester looks interesting and I am looking forward to starting class again, but I have to say, I am also ... Read more
Where does the time go?
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      2 comments

Where does the time go? I always have plans to sit down and write a blog, but somehow it gets pushed aside and next thing I know another day has passed and I haven’t had chance to get it done. There is always something going on that seems to dra... Read more
I love winter!
Thursday, January 31, 2013      2 comments

I am one of those strange people that actually like winter. I am not a big fan of being cold but I do like to participate in the winter activities. I love walking the dogs on a snowy day and seeing the tapestry nature creates with the snow on th... Read more

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