Monthly Archives: January 2015

Still running towards a BQ

The last few posts have been all about the boy but I’m still running and still motivated to BQ in May. Just noticed less than 12 weeks before the Eugene Marathon. Holy Sheet…. The training has gone well so far. … Continue reading

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I think I can, I think I can…

One thing I really like and admire with the boy is his determination to complete whatever task he sets his mind to. A perfect example is learning to climb up a pole. There is tether ball pole in the playground, … Continue reading

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The next Jack Lalanne?

For those of you have who haven’t seen The Lego Movie, the main character is Emmett. An early scene shows his morning routine. One of the first things he does religiously each day is a bit of exercise, stretching and … Continue reading

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Report cards and things that really matter

Last month, the boy received his first public school report card. He’s in kindergarten, he hasn’t taken any ‘tests’ yet, so this really shouldn’t be a big deal but for some reason, I made it a big deal. Why? Why … Continue reading

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