Monthly Archives: May 2009

Summer is here!

Everything is growing fast in the garden and watering is needed daily. John has promised that this is the year he will put in a modern irrigation to replace our old fashioned system. The one which consists of me, with … Continue reading

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double your mileage

double your pain!I changed my goal, and TNT gave the official “okay” so here’s the final-no-turning-back announcement.I’m not running a HALF marathon, 13.1 miles…I’m running a FULL one…26.2 miles.And I’m not going to San Francisco for the Nike Womens Race, … Continue reading

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getting started

Last night was our first Team In Training meeting…a kick-off party to meet our coaches, mentors and the staff of LLS. The run coach gave us our training schedule and our first run is on Saturday. She assured us we … Continue reading

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snippets of May 20, 2009, a random Wednesday morning… Caleb, working on a Lego creation (always!) Morning sun warming the garden.I finally tied the rambling clematis, by our front door, up on a trellis. The snapdragons underneath are happy to … Continue reading

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gardening update

by Anne’s request-here is what I’ve been doing in the yard…I’ve been planting various pots to set on the patio. The planters I covet the most? Anything old, metal, rusty or galvanized. The pot on the table is a gray … Continue reading

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Remember, a few months back, when I posted about how my side of the family gets a sadistic kick out of throwing babies?I wasn’t kidding! Cody was loving this!I stood at their shoulders, trying to capture the moment.I wish my … Continue reading

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first camping trip of the year!

(This is the most photos I have ever tried to upload into a post! Blogger is making me crazy, trying to rearrange these into the order of our 3 day trip, would take me three days! So I am going … Continue reading

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