Category Archives: Holidays

Sept 2017-Paradise Valley Trail run (Half marathon) race report

(Still playing catch up, with my very late posts) This race was not on my 2017 calendar until about 4 weeks before I ran it. Originally, 2017 was all about the Seoul International Marathon (March), Grasslands Marathon (july) and maybe … Continue reading

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Summer runs

(playing catch up, finally finishing posting from the past) After the Great Wall marathon, I followed my standard routine- spent a few weeks eating whatever I want, gaining too much weight and taking it easy jogging. When the family left … Continue reading

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Move to Beijing

At the moment, the family is sitting on a Delta B767-300ER, on the tarmac at SeaTac airport waiting to fly, not visiting but to move, to Beijing. Yes, Beijing, China. How did this happen….? Good question. Don’t think I have … Continue reading

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My next marathon…..?

This photo is fantastic, the misery, the agony. Not sure the total elevation gain but likely 4-5,000 ft. Do I really want to subject myself to this kind of pain…..? May 2016, The Great Wall marathon. Bet I’d really regret … Continue reading

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Sick of April

So glad April is behind us, it was not kind to the boy and I. First the boy feel hard to illness then it was my turn. The boy (knock on wood) just doesn’t get sick very often. Two bouts … Continue reading

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Elephants never forget

They say that elephants never forget. They should say the same about Will. The other day, we were talking about his Halloween costume and he has decided to dress up as Emmet, from the Lego movie. Have I mentioned, “The … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day home made gift, advance work

  Last year, I kinda dropped the ball on planning (and delivering the goods) for mother’s day gifts from the boy to my wife.  Truthfully, I can’t remember what ‘we’ gave her but I think it was something that didn’t … Continue reading

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