Category Archives: running

50 Shades of…taupe?

I had a three day trip to Columbus for work–the annual needle arts trade show. Sadly it got cut short half a day as our home was vandalized early Saturday morning (someone threw a brick through our living room window, … Continue reading

Posted in hobbies, Juneathon, running, travel | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

You know it’s a good day

When this happens Yep, another pair ‘o jeans. The denim is Japanese selvedge procured in Hong Kong this past March. Pattern is Closet Case Files Morgan jean. I sized up 2 sizes because on my last pair I had the … Continue reading

Posted in hobbies, Juneathon, running, sewing | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

On the needles and in the gym

First up for my SoB (that’s Summer of Basics, folks) is a sweater for my sister.  She lives in Hong Kong and typically it’s not sweater weather there, but recently their winters have gotten a bit chilly, and without central … Continue reading

Posted in hobbies, Juneathon, knitting, running, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Well, this is embarrassing…

I have not vanished off the face of the earth. In fact, I can barely remember what’s kept me so silent for the past, um, 8 1/2 months. Oh yeah, that’s right. It’s that my country is in a tailspin … Continue reading

Posted in Juneathon, knitting, running, sewing, travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Well, at least I can knit

Because my running mojo’s just about disappeared, thanks to some good ole fashioned PF. And because clearly I have yet to learn from past injuries, I am 2 for 2 when it comes to moving past this, as I prematurely … Continue reading

Posted in injuries, running | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Yes

I’m still alive. You would think that I’ve run out of fodder, given my absence from the blogging world. And no, it’s not even because I’m that busy. Since I’ve last written, I’ve firmly crossed the threshold into middle-age (yep, … Continue reading

Posted in family, race report, running | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Liberty-worthy

Or not. Thing 3 is off to camp next week. This isn’t new for us; it’s her fifth year of camp, but for some reason* she has no clothes this year. (*actually the reason is that she grew 4″ over … Continue reading

Posted in running, sewing, travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Things I suck at

Apparently, blogging in June. Things I don’t suck at: Signing up for more races. This week kicks off a new 16 (well, 17, because I’m giving myself actually 2 weeks to get the first week’s workouts done) week training plan … Continue reading

Posted in family, Juneathon, running | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Little things and rebound races

Now that ultra is over (more on that later), I’ve got a whole lot of time to spend working on my other hobbies. I’ve got tons of projects all queued up, all of which were recently derailed for some little things. Phil’s … Continue reading

Posted in hobbies, knitting, running, sewing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

And just like that…

  It’s over. Well, I guess not “just like that,” but rather 14 hours and 9 minutes later, it’s over. Participating (competing?) in a 50 mile challenge was everything I expected, and a lot of “whodda thunk.”  I expected the hills … Continue reading

Posted in running | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments