Friends, Fun, Health, Living

I’m Still a Winner

I mentioned in an earlier post, that the Couch to 5K program that I looked forward to helping coach this summer was canceled due to a lack of participants. Our coach who leads the program offered to go ahead and meet with the rest of us that were going to help with the program during… Continue reading I’m Still a Winner

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Friends, Fun, Health, Living

Just Me, My Metronome, and My Staples

Can you believe it's September already? I keep hearing people say that fall is just around the corner, and my mind instantly says, "Noooooooo!" But, I really do like fall. I love the cool, crisp weather and the colors of the leaves as they change. What I don't like is the shorter days. Fall also… Continue reading Just Me, My Metronome, and My Staples

Education, Family, Friends, Fun, Living, Parenting

State Fair Bound

We had some very unexpected and exciting news earlier this week. Fabienne's cake which she entered in the county fair through 4-H was selected to go to the State Fair. It was not marked on her entry card when we picked up her cake from the county fair, so it was a surprise to see… Continue reading State Fair Bound

Family, Friends, Fun, Health, Living

Fourth of July Recap and Beyond

Good Wednesday afternoon! We are starting the day off with thunderstorms, so who knows what today is going to bring. Hopefully they will move on and we can go on with the day. Here's hoping you had a great Independence Day. We started the day off with a 4-mile race that benefited a local hospital.… Continue reading Fourth of July Recap and Beyond

Family, Friends, Fun, Government, Health, Living, Religion

Independence Day 2019

It's hard to believe that it is July already. Summer just got here, but it seems like it is slipping away so quickly. Before we know it, summer will be gone, it will be fall, and we'll be slipping into winter. After that comes the new year! Sigh. Tomorrow is a big day here in… Continue reading Independence Day 2019

Family, Friends, Fun, Health, Homeschool, Living, Parenting

It’s Summer!

Yes! Summer is here! It's my favorite time of year. What's yours? I feel like summer is a time to be free and enjoy the outdoors. As a school-age child, summer meant no school and lots of time to play outdoors. As a homeschool mom, it's almost the same feeling! It's a time to lighten… Continue reading It’s Summer!

Friends, Fun, Health, Living

A Huge Disappointment, Second Quarter Update

April's race was the Tortoise and Hare. This is a small race in a small town. I was not able to do this one last year due to a conflict, but I did run it with my two daughters in 2017. We had quite the weather change, and it was my first warm race of… Continue reading A Huge Disappointment, Second Quarter Update