Monthly Archives: July 2013

Book review and giveaway: Race Across the Sky

I do a lot of reading during my summers, so I was happy to oblige when TLC book tours emailed and asked me to review Race Across the Sky, which just hit the stands. ย Even better? I get to give … Continue reading

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What’s SUP with me

In my last post I mentioned having to leave pretty quickly after the race because we had plans.ย  My friend Patrick, who’s been a gateway to cool new things as long as I’ve known him, had sent a link about … Continue reading

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Tour de Nothing

The Tour de Donut was my first bike race, way back in 2009 (funny note: in the second picture in that blog post, the woman in the pink jersey right behind me is my friend Anne, who I finally met … Continue reading

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Adventures in parenting

Of course it was raining when I woke up.ย  No gentle shower, this was a full-on thunderstorm.ย  This was not a welcome development on the day that J. and I were doing our long-awaited Katy Trail overnight, the trip that … Continue reading

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Firecracker 10k

Sometime towards the end of May, a friend suggested the Firecracker Run to me. I think his exact words were something like, “You like hilly races…I’m not sure it’s far enough away for you, though.” My last official 10k was … Continue reading

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