Kennett and I showed up to the Colorado Sprint Triathlon on Saturday in our trusty race vehicle – our Dodge Elk Van. I initially fell in love with this van when it’s previous owner, Quinn, drove us to a bike race in the van. Need to change clothes? Hop in the back. Need extra water? … More Race Report – Colorado Sprint Tri
I know people who have given up riding their road bikes after hearing about the crash that happened to me in 2014, but I’m not one of them. I just got back from commuting to the grocery store on my bike and before that I was out riding socially for a bit over two hours. … More What is it going to take?
My civil lawsuit settled on Tuesday. I’m not going to go into too many details about that now except to mention that I wasn’t happy with behavior of one of the insurance companies’ adjusters. He had asked in an email that Kennett not show up at mediation; that Kennett wasn’t involved. Another one of his low … More When is it Over?
This is a short and unedited version of what’s going on in my brain at the moment. I am not going to take any time to edit it because I technically should be doing the writing I am getting paid to do and I also have a book to finish (I’m 100 pages in so … More Surgery Part Deux
Face surgery is now scheduled for December 22nd. I called this afternoon to tell my mom so that plans could be made to have dad come visit for the surgery. Not that I want my dad in the room for surgery, but I know I’m going to need a little extra TLC afterwards. After last week’s … More My Perspective on Facial Surgery
At our house Maybellene frequently sighs. And, as a joke, both Kennett and I will follow suite by each taking an excessively deep breath. If you pause during any given moment to breath intentionally it may refocus you, calm you, or even cause you to yawn. That is not the sensation I am about to … More Three Hundred and Sixty Three Days, Day One for Someone Else
I’ve been off of work for nearly four months. As the financial planner in the family, I’m ready to return to the world of a paycheck. However, if you do sabbaticals correctly, I’m of the belief that taking time off traditional work often requires more effort. Time off is also rewarding if done properly. So, here’s … More What Time Off Offers