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My nine (Wordless Wednesday)

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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

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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 see how…