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Advice for walking with an aircast??

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      3 comments

I would imagine there are some of you out there in Sparkland who have had the opportunity to wear an aircast boot on their leg! I have now joined the few and proud courtesy of having a surgery on my foot last week! For those of you who hav... Read more

Prevention Magazine, Dr. Oz and me!

Saturday, September 01, 2012      7 comments

Check out the October issue of Prevention magazine with Dr. Oz on the front! I was involved with an 8 week study using Balance Walking poles this past spring. A friend ... Read more

Me? A Barista? Whoo Hoo!

Saturday, April 07, 2012      6 comments

It's like one of my dream jobs! A bucket list fulfillment! I get the opportunity to make people jump and jive with coffee or a smoothie or an italian soda or a latte, etc. etc. Our church has a cool little coffee shop that sadly had been c... Read more

My daughter impresses me and I'm bragging!

Tuesday, March 13, 2012      10 comments

My 26 year old daughter, Laura, is a gal who is gifted in many ways. She teaches voice and piano at a private school in St. Louis. She is very much a "do-it-yourselfer" (making their laundry/hand soap, deodarent, (sp?) dog treats, cheez-its, y... Read more

Resolution 5k

Sunday, January 01, 2012      9 comments

My husband Ron and I signed up to run this 5k on New Years Eve in Denver; it was so neat to do this with my DH! Ron is blessed with genetically healthy genes...which mean... Read more

Holy Hats!!

Monday, December 05, 2011      4 comments

I was honored to be one of the co-speakers at our church's annual Women's Christmas Tea on Saturday. It was an interesting way of how God orchestrated the other speaker, Colleen and I to collaborate on our talk! Colleen has given many ta... Read more

Thanks-giving on the Florida beach

Monday, November 28, 2011      6 comments

This was the scene from our rental house on Anna Maria Island in Florida. Our family of five; my husband Ron, son Andrew, daughter Laura and son in law Brian, spent Thanksgivi... Read more

Florida or bust!

Thursday, November 17, 2011      8 comments

Whoot! Our family will be converging to Florida for Thanksgiving week. We have been planning our family holiday since early spring, so this will be F.U.N.! My husband, son and I are flying from Denver to Tampa and our daughter and son in law a... Read more

Big Mac Attack!

Thursday, October 20, 2011      6 comments

Yes, it's true; but it was only a cheeseburger and small fries (and a diet soda...which I never drink anymore!) at McDonald's. Yesterday. And I enjoyed every bite. Sometimes I wonder why I made the decision to be more focused on my fitnes... Read more

Rockin' and Rollin' at the Denver Half Marathon

Saturday, October 15, 2011      11 comments

Crossing the finish line and elated! What a beautiful day and a great course to be running in the middle of downtown Denver, Colorado. Two friends and I drove to Den... Read more

Focus on the prize ahead; pre-race musings

Saturday, October 08, 2011      5 comments

My third half marathon race is tomorrow at the Denver "Rock and Roll"! I am heading to Denver this afternoon (Sat.) with two friends who are running with me; so we will pick up our race packets and spend the night. This has been a focus fo... Read more

Training run mistake....oops!

Saturday, September 24, 2011      8 comments

I am almost at the end of my training for a half marathon that I signed up for on October 9...the Denver Rock and Roll! It's been a hard season for me to keep up what exactly I need to do; between trips out of town and being sick. That has been... Read more

Playing hopscotch on a 10k run!

Wednesday, September 07, 2011      4 comments

Yep! Labor Day and a last minute sign up for a 10k run in Boulder. My friend Juliet and I are training for our 3rd half marathon in October, so we thought this would be good to run. A beautiful Labor Day in Colorado. Blue sky. Temps com... Read more

What do SparkFriends and Prairie Dogs Have in Common?

Sunday, August 21, 2011      8 comments

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A Colorado High!

Monday, August 15, 2011      7 comments

This past week was a special one indeed! Our daughter Laura, and her husband Brian came to spend their vacation with us in Colorado. They moved to the St. Louis area two years ago after they were married. Laura and I are very close and it's al... Read more


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