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Three weeks to go and the to-do list dwindles
Friday, December 08, 2017      26 comments

The past week or so has been spent going through my drawers, finding OLD documentation, and deciding what's worth keeping that might actually help those "left behind" and what's only going to confuse them. First off, let me assure you that the ... Read more
Sixteen part time days
Thursday, December 07, 2017      21 comments

Doing the math... that's down to 92 working hours, excluding breaks. And when you figure not a whole lot other than administrative stuff is going to happen the last day... make that 87 working hours. And only 16 commutes... which is the re... Read more
The inflexible little old lady does yoga
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      27 comments

Our Multi-Sport Conditioning small group had their yoga night last night. These two crazies from the Donut run were my fellow participants. Only three of us showed up! Besides the guest instructor, of course. Gary had a conflict, so Holl... Read more
Savored the last day of mild before Winter decided to get real here
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      21 comments

Yesterday morning, as I walked my six blocks from the parking garage to the cubicle, outside, I drank in deep breathes of what smelled amazingly like either Spring or Fall. It was about 60F at that time. By mid-afternoon, when I got off, it ha... Read more
Concert memories made
Monday, December 04, 2017      20 comments

Music is a big part of Christmas, for me. My music teacher sister invited me to join her at the Symphony's Christmas concert yesterday. There were the classic favorites for such a concert, and some fun differences. It featured a lot of young ... Read more
Weekend extremes
Sunday, December 03, 2017      22 comments

Yeah, with the unusually warm weather we've been having predicted to come to a close in the next week, and regular seasonal Winter due to show up? I opted to actually drive up to Omaha for a social event Friday evening. It was my triathl... Read more
Welcome December!
Friday, December 01, 2017      25 comments

December is a month of celebration and hope... and with the insights gained by the Re-Beck (as SWEDE_SU blogged yesterday... that we *do* care, and ... Read more
Bonus Blog - the retirement party is ON!
Thursday, November 30, 2017      30 comments

I've been threatening my work mates that I was going to make my retirement party "Last Run", but they had me scared, 'cause nothing showed up for it on the Facebook page for the longest time. Today, one of my running mates shared her registrati... Read more
A word or two about TNT (Team Nebraska Triathlon)
Thursday, November 30, 2017      17 comments

My last blog brought up a couple of questions about how training works and the triathlon club I mentioned. It's name is above. There are triathlon clubs all over, so no doubt if you're interested in the sport there are others near you, and eve... Read more
No hanging involved, thank goodness!
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      26 comments

The reference to hanging was yesterday's blog... when I said I was going to go hang with my fellow triathletes at a small training group session, the first of 8 that six of us have signed on for. The hanging I was a bit afraid of would have bee... Read more
A little lumpier than last year...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017      22 comments

but that doesn't mean I should not have workout wear that fits. My self-birthday present: Today was the annual medical stuff - check up, mammo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A tale of three races - adding to my motivational arsenal
Monday, November 27, 2017      92 comments

Some of you may remember that I blogged that I felt fat and slow running the Bryan Health Classic 5K in October. It was a month between that race and last Thursday's Turkey Trot. While I still felt a bit on the slow side, both Thursdsay an... Read more
Hungry Turkey and one year ago
Sunday, November 26, 2017      27 comments

This morning was the inaugural running of a new 5K, dubbed the Hungry Turkey. I had thought it was going to be on Thanksgiving Day, but had opted to do the YMCA's Turkey Trot Thursday morning, instead. I found out later that this one was to be... Read more
Rocky the housecleaning squirrel gets a rare prime-time appearance
Saturday, November 25, 2017      23 comments

You can tell that my home will always look "lived in". You can tell that Rocky the house-cleaning squirrel has a lot more work to do before she's d... Read more
Acknowledging my Spark Identity and motivation
Friday, November 24, 2017      20 comments

I'm out of rack space, and had to get a third medal rack. The new one acknowledges my identity as ONEKIDSMOM: I hung it on the wall yesterday ... Read more

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