Monthly Archives: June 2011

Winning the Lottery

I woke up this morning to some pretty good news: That’s right! I won the lottery! Well, I won the lottery along with 12,999 other people. Still, I’m pretty excited.  The Chevron Houston marathon is the site of the 2012 … Continue reading

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You did what? Zorbing?!?

Zorbing (záwrbing) Noun: the recreational act of rolling downhill in an excessively large, plastic hamster ball filled with water and two of your friends. (See also: insanity) Half of you think I’m kidding.  The other half of you have either done … Continue reading

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Now for your viewing pleasure.

A few years ago, my sister and I spent more than a few hours at the Houston International Airport waiting for an international flight.  We got bored. Then we broke out the video camera and proceeded to confuse strangers. Please … Continue reading

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Nearly Wordless Wednesday – Hootsuite Style

I’m slightly obsessed with the HootSuite* Owl.  No seriously.  He’s adorable! * I do not have any endoresement deal with HootSuite.  I do, however, use HootSuite on my phone as my Twitter access!

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And so it begins…

This week, I have officially begun training for the Marine Corps Marathon, which will be on October 30 this year – a mere 139 days away. (Not that I’m counting) I had my first “long” run today – it was … Continue reading

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NorthFace Endurance Challenge Recap

Saturday, June 4, was beautiful.  Gorgeous.  We’d been having some seriously H-O-T weather here in DC, so I was afraid my relay team was going to get fried at the NorthFace Endurance Challenge (DC).  Lucky for us, it was perfect! … Continue reading

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See wildlife! Right in your living room!

So I forgot to share that yesterday, as I was using the little girls tree in the forest, a short-eared dog ran in front of me. Not a dog with short ears – a short-eared dog. It’s apparently very rare … Continue reading

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