Monthly Archives: February 2014

February photos

Howdy, friends. Here are just  few treats from this month: We stumbled across a craft at the library one day. It was making little trains out of candy, which the kids loved. And let’s face it, I love those little … Continue reading

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Tiny little running update

Howdy, friends. It’s still miserably cold here on the prairie. Normally winter doesn’t bother me — I love my snow boots, my running tights, my 10,000 colorful knitted winter hats, all of it. Sledding, snowshoeing, hot chocolate. This year seems … Continue reading

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Currently reading: “Transatlantic” by Colum McCann

Howdy, friends. Here’s what I’m reading now: Here is the author’s web site. And a review from the New York Times. And here is a review of one of his other books, “Let the Great World Spin,” that is one … Continue reading

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Running: Why I’m not taking a shower

If you see me in the afternoon at work, chances are my hair is in a ponytail. And most of my makeup is gone. It’s all because I have a secret. A dirty little secret: When I go for a … Continue reading

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Oh, the mommy wars

Howdy, friends. Like about a hundred million other people, I saw this posted on Facebook this week. Then I saw this today. I like the second one WAY better. Especially this part: Being a mom doesn’t make you into some … Continue reading

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Currently reading: “The Hours” by Michael Cunningham

Howdy, friends. This is what I’m reading now: I was at the library one day, and they had a display of Pulitzer winners. Even though I am trying to not get any more library books until I make a dent … Continue reading

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Wake me up in April

Howdy, friends. I’ve barely blogged about running lately. It’s hard to write about it when you are barely slogging through and hating the winter. I still have not nailed down my race plans for the year — still thinking of … Continue reading

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