Monthly Archives: February 2011

Inspiration

I’m writing at the end of a very nice evening with old and new friends.  K. and Asa’s chum, T., come over every Monday for dinner while the Texas legislature is in session.  We look forward to their company all … Continue reading

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Setting myself up for success

I don’t want anybody to have a heart attack (especially you Dad), but I actually managed to clean the house a bit today.  Right, we’re not actually talking clean here.  It’s more “not filthy”  after four hours of scrubbing.  But … Continue reading

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Too hot for lettuce!

This is what we’ve been up to today.  Lettuce, beans, carrots, melons, radishes, squash, tomatoes, swiss chard: All planted by my green-thumbed husband.  (So by “we” I mean I was in the house napping while Eliot was working.)  I think … Continue reading

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Sweat tests and wild free time

I went to bed around 9 last night and woke up at 6:30, so apparently I’m still catching up on a bit of sleep.  I read a book on sleep years ago (ah, the good old days when there was … Continue reading

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Oatmeal, diabesity, and sleep

Mark Bittman has an opinion piece in the New York Times about McDonald’s oatmeal. It reveals what you might expect about the ingredients that are in McDonald’s oatmeal  besides oats, but I thought this was particularly good: “Incredibly, the McDonald’s … Continue reading

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Perspective shift and plantar fasciitis video

I had some sleep last night and now I’m feeling all inspired and peppy.  I got up at 4 this morning to run with some road running friends — and their friends — who were running on a new greenbelt … Continue reading

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Under the radar

I got in around 2:30 this morning from Albuquerque, and I was dreading the day, but after a bit of fist shaking at the gods first thing this morning, it’s been okay –thanks to some very good mom friends and … Continue reading

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