Monthly Archives: February 2011

Albuquerque bound

I’m headed to Albuquerque tonight to teach over the long weekend.  I am, of course, unpacked and unprepared to leave.  I imagine the time between sipping my instant latte at the dining room table here while Eliot mixes up a … Continue reading

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Figure-8 movement

There’s a great article by Vicky Hallett in the Washington Post about sports bras — that my dad sent me.  Here are some gems: “Most bras address vertical movement but fail to control the breasts when they shift in other directions.” “Different types … Continue reading

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Study sessions and robberies

I went to Barnes and Noble after dinner last night to study for a recertification exam I’m taking later today.  A loud-talking couple at a table four inches from mine had the most inane discussion about religion I’ve ever been … Continue reading

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Valentines and hill work

Apparently Valentine’s Day is the new Halloween.  Asa came home with quite the haul from school yesterday.  I’ll be meting out candy for days.  One mom also sent in a good-sized stuffed animal for each of the twelve children.  Really? … Continue reading


Food logs and 2011 Resolutions: February edition

It’s just past 3am and I’m up to get my CV together for WMI.  I  might present at a conference here in San Antonio and the conference holders would like some background on me. Apparently the blog address isn’t enough. … Continue reading

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Slow day and mega gyms

It’s a slow news day here.  A small run, mindful eating, a wild three year-old, some church, some time for Eliot to mountain bike, maybe some bathroom cleaning, and some Valentine making for all of Asa’s little classmates.  I will … Continue reading

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Eat a lot more

Eat a lot more.  That’s the word from Amanda and Laurel and my post-race blood work.  It seems like I was catabolizing a bunch of protein during the race.  This is bad, of course, because it can cause rhabdomyolysis.  Potential … Continue reading

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Rhino heaven and training camps

Asa has the day off from school today for parent-teacher conferences.   Parent teacher conferences for a three year-old?  Sounds like an excuse to me.  I’m going to work a field course for NOLS in the Gila Wilderness most of … Continue reading

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Drowning cows and GU

I mentioned in a comment yesterday that Asa had Cowboy Day at school.  I took a picture for you all as soon as he got home.  Cowboy hat: Check.  Cowboy life jacket: Check.  He told me he needed to wear … Continue reading

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New Balance is taking me on as a member of their Outdoor Ambassador Team.  Whoop!  Shoes and help getting to Western States!!  Double whoop.  Looks like Asa’s sweatshop career will be put on hold for a while longer — though … Continue reading

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