Sending them off and I couldn’t stop running

August 10, 2014
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It is always with mixed emotions that I send my three boys back off to the institution known as school each August. Tomorrow the madness begins again. Though I will look back at this summer with fondness, (mostly) I am more than ready for a bit more structure in my daily life.  And also some […]

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Leaning back

August 3, 2014
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On our way home from Mammoth Lakes, California a few weeks ago, I listened to a story on NPR in which Sheryl Sandberg was interviewed regarding the state of women in the workplace. I have read Leaning In, so I listened in earnest, as I had spent most of my summer surrendering to motherhood in […]

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A long flat run and a few laughs

July 16, 2014
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I ran 11.5 miles and some change this morning for no good reason other than the fact that the morning was nice and cool and also that I wanted to listen to an entire playlist on my iPod.

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Back on the track and emergency food stops

July 15, 2014
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I made myself a proper blogger smoothie after my first visit to the track today since April. (The last time I went to the track I didn’t run on it because my legs were too sore from climbing mountains.)

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Weekend warrior running and a future spy

July 13, 2014
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If I can make it through the past two days of running, I can do anything.

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Trying to be brave and a little normal

July 11, 2014
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My hips and quads were screaming for a break from all of the hills today, so I listened and took the day off.

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Temporary summer insanity and a lofty goal

July 10, 2014
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After too many days straight of painting, we dropped out brushes yesterday and headed out to the beach for some much-needed rest and relaxation.

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Back to serious running

July 7, 2014
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Besides attending a fabulous 4th of July party at a friend’s house, we spent our holiday weekend painting the den.  I am wearing an old pair of cut off Levi’s from circa 1989.  Though the high-waisted denim short has made a comeback, I have decided to only wear mine while painting.  (It was not a […]

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From Cville to NY and everything in between

July 5, 2014
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I have been absent due to a special condition, known to three-mom boys, as the inability to think straight. When we arrived home from our trip, I found the house in complete disarray, as MFP had taken the time when we were away to begin painting over the pine paneling in the den. Which is […]

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Let’s start with NYC

July 1, 2014
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I am finally on California soil again, craving kale salads and eight-hour sleep cycles.  While I am getting all of my photos organized, I thought I would share a few photos of The Big Apple with you.

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