Teamwork makes the dream work

I’ve so enjoyed reading race reports from some of my friends, that I thought I’d try my hand at one of my own.  Truman Cup 2017 weekend was a real breakthrough for me.  Last year at this 3 day race, I won the time trial and then took 3rd in the circuit race and the criterium, […]

Tri, Tri again?

My first triathlon….I chose the Olympic Distance, a “5150”, which is becoming the hottest trend in triathlons.  Also referred to as an international distance, it is measured in kilometers and the total distance gives it its name.  The event consists of a 1.5 kilometer swim (.93 mile), a 40 kilometer bike (25 miles), and a […]

Stop Animal Cruelty

As I was researching animals of Ghana, I stumbled on a video about some monkeys that made me very sad (see below, but be prepared.  it’s horrible).  I cried for a long time.  Then my mom suggested I write a letter to the company.  Then I thought I’d get some signatures.  Below is the letter […]

underground and up in the air

This morning we had to get up sort of early, despite the late night, because we had an appointment for a cave tour at Natural Bridge Caverns.  We like to do a cave or cavern tour each year on vacation, but this one was a bit unique.  It is the first cavern we’ve ever visited […]

A Home Run!

On Memorial day, Daphne, Sophie and I all participated in the first annual Lawrence Home Run to benefit the Lawrence Community Shelter and Lawrence Family Promise.  It was cloudy and overcast that morning, but upon checking the weather, we weren’t supposed to get rain until after 1pm.  However, it seems that the weather channel did […]

a healthy heartfelt valentine….

I’ve made a few batches of these “breakfast cookies” now, and I thought I’d share my recipe.  Even my kids don’t know they’re “healthy,” They used to LOVE the quaker oatmeal “breakfast cookies”.  When I found a recipe for a similar but homemade option on pinterest, I gave it a shot.  My husband SWEARS they […]