Monthly Archive: March 2008

Mental Mondays (10): To Get You Hyped

Mental Mondays (10): To Get You Hyped

Today is for those of you that are racing the Platte River Half on Sunday. Especially those who will be conquering the 1/2 marathon hurdle for the first time. Enjoy. Your training is done...

Masters Swim Meet, etc

Masters Swim Meet, etc

Last night I went to the Masters Swimming Colorado State Championships. I watched all but the first of 8 heats of the 1650 yards race. I had two friends racing (Michelle and Amy). Masters...

Sprouting Aphids

Sprouting Aphids

I decided to start growing some alfalfa sprouts. I love sprouts in salads and on sandwiches so I gave it a go. I picked up some sprouting seeds at Vitamin Cottage, along with a...

Going Dark

Going Dark

My good friend and fellow blogger Crunchy Domestic Goddess tipped me off to Earth Hour. Last year the people and business of Sydney Australia turned off their lights in order to take action on climate...

Mental Mondays (9): Race Plan Development

Mental Mondays (9): Race Plan Development

A few days before the race, I will visualize the race in my head from the very start to the very finish, including the transitions and so on. This allows me to get all...

Thwarted

Thwarted

For the first time since moving to Colorado I woke up this morning and cursed out the snow. I usually love the snow, but today it thwarted my plans to ride the shadow loop...

Olympus Stylus 850 SW

Olympus Stylus 850 SW

Oh Dear, I’ve got the “I want it’s”. My coach Steve bought this little point and shoot camera and I am seriously jealous. It’s super small…like put it in the back pocket of your...

Two Of Three Down

Two Of Three Down

We had a great ride today, lots of people came out for it. Big group=fun times. I am alive and doing well from it. I rode strong and consistent today and really enjoyed having...

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