Showing posts from June, 2013

My nine (Wordless Wednesday)

For Mother's Day, I asked my kids to let me get a picture of all of them together.  It was mid-day and a bit too bright, even in the shade, but I love how these turned out.       I'm blessed to share my life with such great people!

Summer Musings

I've really gotten out of the habit of blogging.  For those who are hanging on my every word (someone?  anyone?), I apologize. If it makes you feel any better, I've gotten pretty lazy with taking pictures too, using my blurry phone camera instead of my good one. But so you know I haven't dropped off the face of the earth, here's a bit of what's going on in my world: RUNNING I'm still running and feeling great about it.  I'm up to about 25 miles a week and the best part about it is that I'm getting faster -- a lot faster.  I'm dropping seconds and minutes from my runs all the time and it feels great.  My fastest 3 miler was at a 9:30 pace.  I ran my second half marathon on Saturday and though I knew I could do better than my 2:30 from six weeks ago, I wasn't sure it was possible to get a 2:20 (10:40 pace).  My longer runs have gotten faster, but I'd never done less than 11:05 pace on them so I figured I'd shoot for a 2:25 or so and se