Category Archives: Memories

My Quotable Kid

Soon after we adopted the boy, a friend gave us the “My Quotable Kid” book. Basically, its a journal of your child’s comments you wish to save. Must be from pre blog days… Just found this book on the shelf, … Continue reading

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Tunnel Light Marathon Race report

Race Report Sunday, I ran the Tunnel Light Marathon. And when I say ‘ran’ I mean it. This race was all about qualifying for Boston. Actually, this entire year or past two, three, four, five, years has been all about … Continue reading

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To bike or not to bike

Since starting kindergarten and biking the boy on the cargo bike to school, I figured it was only a matter of time before he would generate the interest in learning to ride a bike himself. The weeks and months passed … Continue reading

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End of an era

Today is the last day of kindergarten. Can’t believe how fast the year has flown by. It is the end of an era. And can’t believe the amount of change in the boy, since school started. First of all, he … Continue reading

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Horrible parents

“Parenting” isn’t a science, its an art and sometimes is just plain hard. But, there are a few things you can be successful, as long as you ‘remember’ to do them. Once your child starts losing teeth, do NOT forget … Continue reading

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Heading to Eugene

It’s been a LONG 23 week training cycle for this marathon. Started way back in Dec 2014 and I think this cycle has been the most unique of all my marathons. First starters, I’ve never trained more than 18 weeks. … 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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Spring time in Seattle

We’ve had an incredibly mild winter. Not so much in terms on precipitation but in terms of temperature. Warm temperatures have dominated the region since November and the snow pack is at its lowest level in over 20 years. How … Continue reading

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Kids say the darndest things

I volunteer one hour per week in my son’s kindergarten class. And when I eaves drop kids talking to one another or when I over hear conversations that are too loud not to be over heard, the topics vary, from: … Continue reading

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Tiny Library

The other day, the boy and I were walking in the neighborhood and came across a “Little Free Library”. I’m not sure how about the history of the program but I think several years ago there was a movement to … Continue reading

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