• Mother’s Day

    I know this post is a little late for Mother’s Day …. Today I heard yet another woman make reference to “sacrificing” the things she wanted to do with her life in order to raise her kids.  Or the all too familiar, “now that my kids are older and aren’tRead More


  • St Croix 70.3 – “Non-race” report

    I am calling this the “non-race” report because although I participated in and finished the St Croix 70.3 this past weekend (I was 8th place), I really was not ready to actually race.  My confidence has been shaken in the last few months because of illness; two months of very inconsistentRead More


  • Inertia

    Ah, yes, Newton’s first law – an object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and direction unless acted on by an unbalanced force.  I’ve heard it explained as an object’s tendency to resist change.  Sound familiar?  How about replace theRead More


  • Nut butters

    No, there isn’t any hidden meaning behind the title of this post, I’m really talking about spreads made from crushing and mashing nuts.  Personally, I think they are fantastic.  I love Almond and Peanut butter (the natural kind).  However, I have noticed that this “phenomenon” seems to be very American. Read More


  • Strength vs. Weakness – Who are YOU

    I’ve wanted to write on this subject for a while; however, we ran into a few internet issues over the past weeks.  It was the strangest thing, but our internet would only work for a few minutes here and there and could be out for days at a time, then upRead More