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Category: Athletic Prowess

It’s Like Riding a Bike, Easily Forgotten and Painful

It's like riding a bike; painful and easily forgotten

Both of my kids are learning to ride bikes right now. Jack is on a balance bike and Norah is rocking a tricycle. I’m all for getting them onto their various modes of fresh air transportation and seeing them embrace Read more…


The Woman in the Yellow Shirt

Walk This Way I grew up in a family of very long legs. It makes buying pants difficult, but man we can get from Point A to Point B quickly. We were also a family of athletes. Despite stories you’ll read Read more…


12 Years of Musical Olympic Inspiration from Team USA

Team USA Olympic Theme Songs 2006-2018

I’m low key obsessed with the Olympics. I don’t ski, skate, bobsled, or curl, nor do I follow any of these sports throughout the year. But each and every Olympic winter sport captivates me every four years. Fortunately for everyone Read more…


A Very Miley New Year’s Resolution

Party in the USA Personalities

Myers Briggs likes to put us all in two neat buckets, Introvert and Extrovert. However I tend to think that most of us fall somewhere in between. Much like Miley Cyrus in “Party in the USA.”


Santa’s Going to Need Some Bengay

I run. 5ks. Exclusively. And infrequently. Like twice a year. It’s less a hobby and more a thing that happens to me. Much like Jonathan Taylor Thomas in the classic Christmas film, I’ll Be Home For Christmas. (Which unbelievably did Read more…


The Tale of Elliptical Hill

My husband and I are both fairly educated people, but if you lived near us you would be writing letters to our various alma maters requesting that our degrees be rescinded in order to maintain academic quality and reputation. At Read more…


Roller Blades & Deceit

A story of roller blades, missing teeth, and lies.

Rolling with my Homies Glen and I were taking a walk on a bike trail a few years ago and we saw a guy on roller blades. Totally unprovoked, Glen turned to me and said “Hahaha, you would look ridiculous Read more…


Dear Fitbit,

Dear Fit Bit, I miss you. I miss us.

Dear Fitbit, It’s been two weeks since you left me. And I need you to know that even though I’m smiling on the outside, I’m really not okay. I miss you. I miss us. And I want you back. I Read more…


Pitches Be Crazy

Pitches be crazy

For a while all I had for this blog post was the title, but I really needed about 600 more words. So getting the invite to my high school alumni softball game was serendipitous. You and John Cusack probably think Read more…


The Longest Bocce Tournament Known to Mankind

Let Me Tell You ‘Bout My Best Friend I recently spent the weekend with my best friend in Pennsylvania. And if you haven’t spent a weekend hanging out with Kel you really should. It’s good for your soul. Or I Read more…