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Warrior Princess …

I am a runner. I have been for most of my life. This past weekend I decided to spice up my running a bit by participating in something called the Warrior Dash. It’s like a 3 mile trail run, but … Continue reading

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Staycation

Yesterday the baby and I joined my mom and stepdad for a staycation. It was like a roadtrip, except we never left town. We started our day off at the zoo. The baby and I are members at the local … Continue reading

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Moneyball: the art of reading (and absolutely loving) a book that’s been lingering in my “to read” pile for way too many years

I just finished reading Moneyball by Michael Lewis. I loved it. Couldn’t put it down in fact. If you are not familiar with the book it is, essentially, a book about baseball statistics. Gripping, I know. But trust me. It … Continue reading

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Lately

Lately I haven’t found much time for writing … or reading. Sadly, I have found time for my new addiction to The Next Food Network Star. Lately my baby looks less and less like a baby and more and more … Continue reading

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And truth be told I miss you … And truth be told I’m lying

At my former place of employment we had Sirius satellite radio pumping through the office all day, every day. Because we were a place of business and because we occasionally had clients in the office, management dictated which stations were … Continue reading

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I have magical hair that glows when I sing …

A few months back I rented Disney’s “Tangled” to watch with my son (he’s two, so I can still talk him into girl movies). It was actually very good. The movie’s heroine is a princess named Rapunzel, who is kidnapped … Continue reading

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Swim School Graduate

My baby graduated from his first swim class last week. He did graduate mostly by default, but I’m not letting that stop me from forcing him to take putting him in the next level of swim lessons. Some of the … Continue reading

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Bakefest: Brownie Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

At long last, the full bakefest post. As I mentioned earlier, my friend Tara and I made some really yummy cookies at our last bakefest. For those of you unfamiliar with a bakefest (and it’s a made up event so … Continue reading

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All you can eat ice cream!!

Yesterday was the annual ice cream smorgasbord at our local Blue Bell ice cream factory. The event, officially dubbed the Taste of Summer, happens at the end of June every year and involves a lot of sun and heat, some … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers Day

Happy fathers day to all the wonderful fathers out there, mine included.

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