My “little” V, Today you officially entered the ranks of “teenager”! All weekend we have been celebrating your thirteenth birthday, with friends, sleepovers, ice cream and fruit smoothies, macaroons, sleeping in, breakfast, the best ribs and mac & cheese around, good movies and anything else we fancied to celebrate turning 13. 2007 Being your mom … Continue reading thirteen
A 54 mile ultra-race in Africa, in less than 12 hours. Isn’t that a crazy thought? Who in their right mind would ever consider such torture? Just to think about running a 26.2 mile marathon is a challenge. I read once that less than .5% of the U.S. population has ever completed a full … Continue reading Comrades Ultra Marathon
A quick look at 2018 through the eyes of our tribe.
running on the beach in Antigua I honestly do not remember when, how, why, or any other details of the conversation. What I do remember is the idea that lingered from it; an idea for the huzband. Have I not learned yet that when I place even a drop of an idea [read challenge], this … Continue reading Marathons & More
WHAT BEGAN AS A SIMPLE IDEA TURNED OUT TO BE AN INCREDIBLE JOURNEY! Once again I found myself at this place of saying yes to a crazy idea, technically my wife’s idea. One that involved long hours, lots of sweating, pushing the limits, thinking outside the box and what do you know, the ALASKAMAN. This … Continue reading the AlaskaMan