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March 25, 2015

I’m Back from my Asian Cruise Vacation!

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I’m back! What? You didn’t know I was gone? Well, that’s a little disappointing. Then again, I don’t advertise on social media when I’m going to be away for weeks at a time.     So, where have I been? They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so maybe it’s best explain with a picture. Yeah, so I recently got back from a 15-day cruise aboard the Celebrity Century through Asia. I traveled with my mom, her sister and her husband (my aunt and uncle), and another of my mom’s sisters and her husband (different aunt and uncle of[…continue reading]



January 26, 2015

Video Games Relapse

So, there haven’t been any updates to this blog lately. I have an explanation: I had a video game relapse recently. I mused in the summer that I didn’t play video games much anymore. But, as I posted in a Facebook post back in November, I felt like Dragon Age Inquisition would be the biggest threat to my training season. It has been so far. I have been very impressed with this latest iteration in the Dragon Age series. The story is compelling, the graphics are great, and the gameplay is fun. I got very immersed in the story and[…continue reading]



September 26, 2014

Ottawa Race Report Addendum

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I was in a pretty dark mood when I wrote most of my race report for the Ottawa Army Run Half-marathon. But I’m very moved and touched by the supportive comments on the blog post, and on the Facebook and Dailymile shares. I want to thank you for being such good friends.   Many of you reminded me that I didn’t really fail and I was being too hard on myself. It’s quite true! If my goal had been 2:20, I would have celebrated 2:17:54. The grind to the finish line would have been an epic, hard-fought success! Instead, I[…continue reading]



September 25, 2014

New Look!

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After almost 3 years, I’ve decided to give my Blog a little facelift. I have updated the theme, background, and structure, but the content will remain the same. I really liked the “Fastfood” theme by TwoBeers Crew. It looked quite sleek and technological. And I liked how it had dynamic windows and stuff that popped up. But a few people have complained that it was hard to navigate and write comments. So, I  tried A LOT of themes but came back to one by TwoBeers Crew. The new theme is called Wallow. It gives me all the features and layout[…continue reading]



June 20, 2014

Follow Friday: My Warhammer 40k Sub-blog

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Categories: Geeky, Non-Running
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I was a little reluctant to post this at all: First, because I’m always reluctant to put non-running posts on this is mostly a running blog. And secondly, I’m a little ashamed of my interest in this other hobby because it’s so nerdy.  Well, anyways, as I mentioned in this post, I’ve become quite interested in the Warhammer 40k Hobby again. It’s a tabletop game where you collect models, build and paint them, then play them against other models. The gameplay is an offspring of old-school Dungeons & Dragons involving dice, tables and measuring tapes. I started around age 12, took[…continue reading]