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The Highlight Reel
Monday, September 07, 2015      8 comments

Well, we're winding down the labor day weekend. Where did the summer go? We had so much rain in the beginning of summer, that I feel like we just got started. Fall is not without its charms. I'm looking forward to jeans, sweatshirts, the fa... Read more
Sunday Coffee Talk
Sunday, August 16, 2015      10 comments

Okay, it's almost noon but I needed another cup of coffee. I'm in slow motion today. I'm Facebook friends with a woman I met in 8th grade. We haven't actually seen or talked to each other in many many years. She put out a general invitatio... Read more
Runnin South On Lake Shore Drive
Saturday, July 18, 2015      13 comments

A day of adjectives.... Relief.... My back is finally better YAY! Two weeks of stretching every evening, short walks and some Aleve helped me get to the other side of pain. Spectacular..... Spent the morning with my daughter..... some... Read more
Bad News, Good News
Sunday, July 05, 2015      16 comments

Hi all! Happy July! It's been a while since I have written a bad news, good news blog. Most of you know that I usually try to write positive blogs. Well, I'm not Pollyanna, gotta put the good and bad out there right? But I always work at lo... Read more
Reader's Digest
Saturday, May 30, 2015      9 comments

Well, the end of May. Where has the month gone?! Here's the latest... I had a routine blood test that showed I may be borderline anemic. Me? Anemic? I put a half cut of spinach in my smoothies every day. I added iron to my nutrition tr... Read more
Small Acts of Power
Tuesday, May 05, 2015      12 comments

I heard Chris Downey talk about small acts of power back when there used to be Spark Radio. He said the best way to get on track after a slump was to commit a small act of power, do a ten-minute workout, get a piece of fruit or glass of water. ... Read more
Hump Day Run
Wednesday, April 22, 2015      11 comments

I got 'er done! I'm really working on not letting work get to me. Come on Kel, I told myself as I packed my gym bag this morning, everybody has draining days. No reason to veg on the couch. It was quite a chilly, blustery day but it was dry... Read more
The Week That Was
Sunday, April 19, 2015      13 comments

Tomorrow is Monday again already? How did that happen? emoticon It was a very busy week. I'm in the middle... Read more
Dancing Queen
Saturday, April 11, 2015      11 comments

It was a beautiful spring day here in Chicagoland. I could not stay inside! I took the dog for a 15 minute walk after breakfast then back outside for a 3 1/2 mile run. After some housework, I went for a bicycle ride and took the dog for another ... Read more
Weekend Tidbits
Monday, April 06, 2015      11 comments

Easter shopping… Talk about procrastination. I started Thursday and finished Saturday afternoon. My kids are adults, my sisters kids are in their teens. It gets harder as they get older. I went through all of the first holidays since my mo... Read more
Room For Improvement
Saturday, March 28, 2015      13 comments

May 9, 2015.... The Quarryman 5K.... The website states "Visit our community and run one of the most challenging, unique and scenic road races in the Chicago area." The last three runs I've done have been on a course I mapped out near my h... Read more
Chips, Dip and a Mexico Trip
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      22 comments

Just got back from four days in Mexico with a local radio station.. anyone out there in the Chicago area? We went with The Mix radio station. I've been listening to them I think at least 15 years if not longer, and I've always wanted to do this ... Read more
I've been hacked again
Wednesday, March 04, 2015      15 comments

I have heard stories for a few years about people getting hacked and always wondered when it would be my turn. Well, I've been hit twice this year! Right after the holidays, someone did a little shopping on me out of state. The credit card... Read more
American Dream (marvel comics)
Saturday, February 28, 2015      9 comments

My first offiicial 5K of the season is next weekend. It's the Super Hero 5K benefitting the neighborhood's economic growth, enhanced natural beauty, and promote it as a world-class tourist destination. They encourage participants to dress a... Read more
What Was and What Will Be
Sunday, February 22, 2015      10 comments

Happy Sunday to all. Well last week was tiring but I'm standng upright and completing sentences. emoticon ... Read more

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