i'm still running ...
Saturday, April 28, 2012      3 comments

hi spark friends ~ i just wanted to give you a quick update ... below are the fun runs i've participated in since my last post. the beautiful thing is girlfriends have joined me, i've joined girlfriends ... we've bonded and motivated each oth... Read more
WOO-HOO ... my cousin is headed to the Super Bowl!
Monday, January 23, 2012      3 comments

New England Patriots just won the AFC Championship. #71 Brandon Deaderick is my cousin... woo-hoo, he's going to the SUPER BOWL! ... Read more
my first 5K in 2012 ...
Sunday, January 22, 2012      5 comments

after being at home sick with a wicked cold for the past two days ... all i'm admitting to is showing up for the race ... believe me that was an accomplishment, and i have a t-shirt to prove it! ... Read more
flying FIRST CLASS ...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      6 comments

enjoying my first first class flying experience ... sped through security, boarded FIRST, hot tea in a ceramic mug before take-off, a little hot towel to wipe my hands ... cloth linens, flatware, a hot breakfast (omelet, whole wheat bagel, fresh... Read more
it's the weekend ...
Sunday, November 06, 2011      4 comments

and what am i doing? ... running 5Ks of course. today was the Abby Reinke Elementary School 3rd Annual Turkey Trot. it's right here in the neighborhood and it was their annual fund raiser. i love this instead of selling chocolate bars, ... Read more
another 5K ...
Sunday, October 30, 2011      2 comments

while i'm hit or miss being active on sparkpeople ... i'm staying active. i ran a 5K on saturday with my workout buddy from work. i nicknamed her "Sox" because when we started working out together, she kept forgetting her socks. at first... Read more
food truck festival ...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      4 comments

i know, i know ... this probably isn't the place to blog about a food truck festival! but i've got to tell you, if you ever get the chance ... it's a must ... a must d... Read more
i love my bike ...
Monday, October 03, 2011      3 comments

i dusted it off this weekend and rode everywhere ... to my girlfriend son's football game, to the Christmas committee meeting tonight ... i think i need front/back bike lights because on both occasions i couldn't pull myself away until twilight ... Read more
birthday party, 70's style ...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      7 comments

this was truly the party of the year. my girlfriend turned 40 ... and we partied like it was 1975 ... i kept teasing her, asking what she remembered about the 70's!! LOL for those of you that don't remember ... it was a time of peace, lo... Read more
5K & 10K ... both in the same week ...
Monday, September 19, 2011      5 comments

a 5K trail run last sunday ... 9-11 hero's run @ mission regional park, san diego yesterday ... green 10K series @ huntington beach ... Read more
Bucket List ...
Thursday, August 25, 2011      8 comments

another item has been checked off my bucket list. sometimes you just have to go for it ... which is even more fun when sharing it with DD! truly ... i'm not crazy, just adventurous ... LOL ... Read more
It's Friday night ... it's ladies' night
Sunday, August 21, 2011      5 comments

it was truly a life changing moment when i attended a jazz concert with our DD last night ... we went to see Trombone Shorty i enjoy, encourage, and enthusiast... Read more
phase TWO: crown molding
Saturday, July 23, 2011      5 comments

we absolutely LOVE crown molding. our home in GA had it everywhere. homes in CA (in our price range) don't. it's something we've talked about, dreamed about ... well, it's done! ... Read more
phase ONE: all about paint
Friday, July 22, 2011      4 comments

we moved into our home five years ago this month ... i've transformed it room-by-room with the exception of the formal living room/dinning room combo. the space is totally uninspiring, it's oddly shaped and truly has some challenges ... until n... Read more
finally ... the circle is closed
Saturday, June 04, 2011      5 comments

in december ... DH decided (for numerous reasons) retirement from USMC wasn't in the picture (not now anyway). the result is a reassignment to tx. oh my goodness the emotional roller coaster for me was ... well, there just aren't words. ... Read more

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