Start the day with a 4.7 mile run that includes conquering Torrey Pines hill. Follow up the run with a nice Frappucino and a couple of beers along with a BBQ lunch prepared by the boys for my parents and I, then a round of Phase 10 won by Alex (yet again). Happy Mothers Day!
Barely a Post
Today: On the team bus at 10am. Arrive Cal State Long Beach 12:45 Spend entire bus ride & ensuing down time until the game chatting with other moms (very lovely). Match starts at 3:30. Sit through tense, poorly officiated (unless you were the other team) So Cal U18 club finals that results in our team... Continue Reading →
Some of My Favorite Links
A friend questioned me on the wisdom of taking on a daily blogging challenge this month. He's right - that was a rather crazy thing to do right now. I *thought* I would be able to pile up some posts early on that I could schedule out. Hah! I absolutely NEED to do that somehow... Continue Reading →
The Most Obvious Co-opting of #BringBackOurGirls I’ve Seen Yet
Yes, I am counting this as a Merry Month of May post - hey one of the suggested topics is to write about something currently happening in the news! Anyway, since I do want folks to be educated about the quality, or lack thereof, in media - here you go. What gets me is that... Continue Reading →
Front row. Fourth from the left. Jeebus! Can't even follow wordless Wednesday rules!!
Super healthy Turkey, Bean and Veggie Soup
This is so "adapted" that I'm calling it my own at this point, even though it started out from a pin 🙂 1lb ground turkey 1 small onion, diced 4-5 carrots, peeled & diced 6 cups Vegetable or Chicken broth 1 bunch kale, ribs removed, roughly chopped 1 tbsp Herbs de Provence Salt + Pepper... Continue Reading →
My Purr Babies
I'm stealing from the suggested topic this time since it is so easy - and easy is always best for a Monday 🙂 So here are my pets: Amber the large boned, long haired, highly vocal (I swear she's had entire back and forth conversations with Alex who, naturally, loves to tease her) part Maine... Continue Reading →
I Don’t Care What I’ve Been Told….
(I don't care what I've been told) Some damn snakes are really bold (Some damn snakes are really bold) Keep your eyes trained on the ground (Keep your eyes trained on the ground) Because they do not make a sound (Because they do not make a sound) SOUND OFF One, Two SOUND OFF Three, Four... Continue Reading →
Days of Our Facebook Lives
Did you ever watch daytime soap operas? Those tales of unusually large, wealthy, extended families set in small towns where somehow everyone knew each other yet only found out at just the right time that they were also related in some dramatic fashion. It was somehow supposed to be a reflection of something as... Continue Reading →
My Home Town
Today's version of the Merry Month of May will be taken from the suggested blog topics list: "Share what you love about your hometown." Should I bore you with the weather already? We are only two days into this 31 day challenge?!! But really, when you live 1 mile from Torrey Pines State Beach as... Continue Reading →