Posted in April 2013

30 Days of Health

There are two things that are going to make May extra awesome this year. The first is my boxing class is back and I cannot wait to glove up and start hitting things.  The second is I have signed up to help raise money for Lyon-Martin Health Services during their 30 Days of Health event. … Continue reading

Facebook, DV and me…”Leaning In”

Those that know me personally know that there has been quite the stir over an image posted on the Facebooks, and because I cannot stomach the idea of giving the jerk who posted the pic any more page views I am torn on posting the URL but it is a graphic photo depicting a woman cowering in … Continue reading

Tears, sweat and the sea

“The cure for anything is salt water – tears, sweat, or the sea.”  Isak Dinesen, Seven Gothic Tales Our road trip with the Kiddo was a success   It looks like future trips will need to be a touch shorter, five hours in a car seat (even with breaks) is, understandably, just too much for her.  We hiked … Continue reading

The Farm Report

I have written in the past about our chickens which we keep for eggs and general amusement, but I don’t think I have written much about our garden.  Gardening is very important to our family.  First, it provides our family with organically grown healthy food with no creepy pesticides or exploitative labor.  While we do not grow … Continue reading

100 Miles: the follow up

Hey ya’ll remember when I said I made myself a goal to walk 100 miles by July? We guess what? I am 80% of the way there!  Seriously!  I am! Heres the deal.  After made the challenge, I became super motivated I was finding excuses to get out and walk…and being a bit of a … Continue reading

Anniversaries, forgiveness and hiking in the rain

For the past several weeks I have spent my Saturday mornings hiking with the kiddo and a group of current and former coworkers.  The hikes are short and usually followed by brunch or frozen yogurt and lots of laughter.  It has quickly become one of my favorite parts of my week (even without the brunch…although, … Continue reading