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Wednesday, June 01, 2011      15 comments

Somehow it seems fitting that, being June 1, we talk about how things are blooming. Not just flowers, of course. Here in Portland, the weather's been less than stellar, so some of our usual bloomers are slow to bud and produce, but like me, they... Read more
Saturday, May 28, 2011      8 comments

This has been a rough time of late. I appreciate all your thoughts, notes, goodies and hugs with Katy's passing. She's no longer in pain, and for that we're grateful. Bill has been in Texas since last Saturday, returning tomorrow evening. We've ... Read more
Going quiet for a time...
Thursday, May 19, 2011      28 comments

We found out this morning that my sister-in-law Katy has passed away. With a few other things going on in life right now, I'm going to take a bit of time to be quiet. I'll be around, I'll likely still track, but I will just be rather low key. ... Read more
9 miles w/ the Tribe...
Saturday, May 14, 2011      9 comments

I had a meltdown running 7.5 mi two weeks ago. I felt alright running 6.2 last Sunday. I felt goood doing 4 mi on a trail on Tuesday, and still achey doing an easy 3 on Thursday. I wasn't sure what to expect for today's run. TOM started ye... Read more
Weekend Plans..
Friday, May 13, 2011      8 comments

My weekend starts in approx. 35 minutes! emoticon ... Read more
Happy Mother's Day and Cinco 10K...
Sunday, May 08, 2011      7 comments

If you're a Mother, Grandmother, or Auntie I hope you've had a wonderful day. emoticon ... Read more
I'm completely smitten!..
Saturday, May 07, 2011      19 comments

Ladies and gentlemen... Please allow me to introduce Riley Jacob Bailey. He's the most wond... Read more
One year, 62 lbs, and 413 miles later...
Thursday, May 05, 2011      22 comments

Today is my one year Sparkversary! ... Read more
Monday, May 02, 2011      12 comments

"Ambivalence is experienced as psychologically unpleasant when the positive and negative aspects of a subject are both present in a person's mind at the same time. This state can lead to avoidance or procrastination, or to deliberate attempts to... Read more
Thursday, April 28, 2011      6 comments

"Forget will-power; it's about WANT-power. How badly do you want it." - George Comalli I posted the above a week or so ago as a status. I referred to it again today. And now, here I am yet one more time. I want it. I want it really ... Read more
Track Practice....
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      12 comments

If you would have told me a year ago.. two years ago.. that I'd be reporting on my very first track practice, at age 43.. I'd have told you you were on crack! Aaron, the leader of the Tribe (Portland Galloway Group) is also a member of the ... Read more
Be Fabulous..
Friday, April 15, 2011      12 comments

Let's, shall we? You and you and YOU and ME! Let's be fabulous today. We are, absolutely, every swinging day, fabulous, but let's be MORE-SO today! Kermit and I are goin... Read more
Thursday, April 14, 2011      13 comments

Perhaps some of you have seen this article?
-thing-youll-do-all-day A friend of mine sent me the link the other day, and I shot back an "I told you so" email, be... Read more
SOMEONE has to be last..
Sunday, April 10, 2011      16 comments

For every event, there is a first place finisher, and a last place finisher. Today, I finished last. No, really, I did. I was the last runner to finish at the El Puente Bridge The Distance 5K/10K Walk/Run. I'm good with that! I FINISH... Read more
Catching up..
Friday, April 08, 2011      12 comments

Whew! I've been home since Tuesday afternoon, and it's already Friday! Where did the time go? I'm so not ready to go back to work on Monday LOL ok, enough whining. Thanks everyone, for your messages and notes while I was away. I missed all ... Read more

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