What I am Learning

I started my yoga journey to slowly get my body back to some fluid movement after beating it up for many years with my running. I have been learning a lot, about my body and about myself. I am becoming more present (although on my not so good days this can still be a struggle) …

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Swimming Against the Current

I know, what you're thinking: with this title, why in the hell is she smiling in this picture? Is she really happy? Is this a maniacal smile and did she totally go over the edge? Well, in a weird way I am smiling because I am becoming an expert in swimming upstream. It goes like …

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Contemplating 2018

  So as I sit and mellow out for the next little while, I am contemplating my "plan" for 2018. 2017 has been a weird roller coaster ride.  Running, injuries, body imbalances, Mom and TeenThing madness and general chaos. I have given myself some time off from running, as I needed to work on a …

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Where Things Sit

As I sit here and type this post, it is Thanksgiving Monday in Canada. We had a great turkey feast yesterday, after a very early morning traveling so I could run a 5k at the 25th Anniversary of the Valley Harvest Marathon. I have a lingering head cold, and was thankful I felt well enough …

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Scotland Adventure Part 4: Western Highlands

Oh, the Highlands of Scotland. To really see Scotland we would have to have spent at least a month.  To see just a small part of the Highlands in the time that we did has a tease really. It just makes us want to go back for more! We did a day tour with Rabbie's …

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Scotland Adventure Part 2: Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, Harry Potter, and Greyfriars Bobby

Our next couple of trips into town took us to quite a few spots. First stop:  Edinburgh Castle I think I took a million pictures here.  This castle could have it's own blog post!  Things we could not take pictures of:  The Crown Jewels and the Stone of Destiny.  I did take photos of some …

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That’s All Folks!

Well, I did it. The weather was perfect.  The energy was amazing. I was ready. Once I got downtown, I ran into some of my running friends 🙂   We had a chat before they went our for their 10k. I went into my training with the A/B/C plan in my head.  A: Go for my …

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