Hey there! I hope your weekend is going great! It was 68 degrees yesterday in my neck of the woods, so you can betcha I was outdoors for a run! I ended up doing 5 miles, and can you believe I was wearing a tank top and shorts? In February? Love it! After all of… Continue reading What’s for breakfast?
It’s almost the weekend! I’m planning on seeing La La Land with my daughters on Sunday, but otherwise, I’m looking forward to a quiet weekend of reading and watching Gilmore Girls on Netflix. Those of you who are friends with me on Facebook are already aware of the wonderful news that we got regarding Kayla’s… Continue reading TGIF 1-20-17
I read 36 books in 2016 and although there were a lot of really good ones, I narrowed my favorites down to five: How Not to Die by Michael Gregor, MD This book earned the Highest Rated on Goodreads award, so that should tell you how good it is. Dr. Greger’s approach to nutrition is… Continue reading Favorite books in 2016
When I look back at 2016, a lot of great things happened: I ran my second marathon. I also got to meet an online friend in person and we ran the marathon together. It was pretty damn epic. I went to Wrigley Field for the first time and saw the Cubs play. By that time,… Continue reading I’ve had enough of 2016
I just looked at my “Nerdiness” page and was horrified to see that I haven’t updated it in almost a year! Good grief. That’s just embarrassing. It’s updated now. Check it out if you’re curious about what I’m currently reading and what series I’m currently obsessed with on Netflix. I set a goal to read 50… Continue reading Nerdiness Update
Did ya miss me?? I missed blogging. Every time something happened in my life, I’d say, “Oh, I have to put this in my blog,” and then I’d realize, “Oh yeah, I’m not blogging right now.” Um….okay. Break is over, people! I gave the site a fresh new look and changed my tag line. This… Continue reading I’m back!
The week started off well, with a 3.5 mile run on Monday, speed work intervals on Tuesday, and another 3.5 mile run on Wednesday. Then on Thursday, we were supposed to get our taxes done and so I decided to make Thursday my rest day for the week. Thursday night, I didn’t feel well and… Continue reading Week 2 of Marathon Training
A snow day on Monday: Starting this series on Netflix: Watching this documentary (available on Netflix). The John Muir Trail has gone on my hiking bucket list! My book group’s February selection; I started it this week and can’t put it down! Veggie sandwich from a local coffee shop with a side of peppers for lunch… Continue reading Highlights – Week of 2/2/15
Good morning! I love Sundays. So relaxing and now that I have a job I don’t hate, I don’t suffer from the “Damn – I have to go back to work tomorrow” blues, so I can truly savor and enjoy the day! I started out the morning making breakfast and listening to Dave Matthews Band… Continue reading My Sunday So Far….
Happy New Year! I’m feeling a bit under the weather this morning, but it’s my own fault. Too much celebrating last night with wine and food. So much fun, though! The evening started out with dinner with my husband, cousin and his wife at our new favorite restaurant, The Copper Penny. The owners/chefs are always… Continue reading Happy New Year!