Category Archives: Kids

When running just seems stupid

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Warning:  this is a real post.  I don’t have it in me right now to write a frivolous post. In my last post I expressed my feelings a bit on what it feels like to go through the college application/decision situation, especially as it relates to our family’s finances. Yesterday was a particularly hard day, as while we are coming to terms with the enormous cost of our son’s education, we are also steadying ourselves for the possibility that he will be rejected from the…

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Thoughts for the week

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Did you know that I have food in my purse at all times?  Yes, especially during track season.  Today I found three waffles, an apple and a bag of dried fruit in the bottom of my bag. We are on the go at all times these days, usually digging some grooves into the street between our house and the red oval. Track season is going well for the boys so far.  Middle is still getting used to the mileage, as he is only in 9th…

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Chaos, kittens and my training roundup

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After another busy weekend of cross country, homecoming and general chaos, Monday morning already feels like a bit of a break. The kitten, who we are naming Zelda, continues to intrigue my three boys.  She has all of them in the palm of her paws. I admit I was a little reticent about her arrival, mainly because I feel like I am topped off in the worry-about-other-beings department.  However,  she cuddled up beside me on her first night here and has been my constant sleeping…

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