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 […]

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 […]