c25k Week 1 Day 1
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      2 comments

Today was my first c25k workout - DH was my running coach and our dogs were there for support as well. I was really slow and my legs felt like they were made of lead at times but I did the entire series and we're planning to do it again on Thurs... Read more
Lost Horse Mtn Adventures, including Gold Mines!!
Monday, December 13, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday, DH and I hiked again in Joshua Tree National Park, a glorious place on this earth that looks a lot like it isn't - at least not THIS earth!! It's fascinating with all sorts of unusual geological features and it straddles both the Moja... Read more
JTNP/Ryan Mtn + Party
Saturday, December 11, 2010      3 comments

This weekend is our hiking group's Holiday Celebration in Joshua Tree National Park - there were various hikes led today and several planned for tomorrow. DH and I, along with 3 other really good friends, scheduled a hike for today up Ryan Mount... Read more
Is this great or what??
Friday, December 10, 2010      8 comments

Took this picture from our yard at our 'new' weekend place in Pahrump, Nevada, as the sun was coming up yesterday morning - this is a good explanation of why we love the desert up there! ... Read more
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      1 comments

Just a short note to say it's been a super-busy day but everything seems to be working out OK, thank goodness - even dealt with my cell phone provider without major trauma so that's saying a lot, haha! Hope everyone had a great day and hope... Read more
Pictures from Joshua Tree Hike on 12/4/10
Sunday, December 05, 2010      3 comments

Here are the pictures I promised of our hike yesterday in Joshua Tree National Park. The first one is the trailhead at the end of the parking lot [I know, not very exciting!!] ... Read more
Joshua Tree Therapy
Sunday, December 05, 2010      5 comments

I woke up this morning feeling yucky and all I really wanted to do was stay in bed all day and maybe stuff myself with cinnamon rolls or something - luckily, I don't have any of those around the house, haha! Fortunately, DH and I had planne... Read more
Pics from trip to Pahrump, NV
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      3 comments

As I've blogged recently, DH and I have gone to Pahrump, Nevada, a couple of times lately - we wanted to get a little hideaway place to stay when we want/need to escape from the city for awhile - we both love the desert and prices out there are ... Read more
Southern Nevada
Sunday, November 28, 2010      2 comments

Here we are in Pahrump, a town in Southern Nevada about 60 miles from Las Vegas - you may not recognize the name of the town but some of the local, ahem, establishments may sound familiar. Yes, the town is home to two famous brothels, The Chicke... Read more
Super busy day
Sunday, November 28, 2010      2 comments

It's been busy today, mostly because we're heading up to Pahrump [Nevada] again tomorrow - DH wants to see about buying a 'hideaway' there so we're going to take a look at a few places since prices are outstanding right now. We already own two v... Read more
Trot the Turkey, Then Stuff It!!
Thursday, November 25, 2010      2 comments

And as you probably guessed already, the 'turkey' is me, haha! Gobble gobble!! We got up this morning and went to our traditional Thanksgiving Turkey Trot - this year we went to a different one and it was very nice!! In spite of my foot an... Read more
Thanksgiving Eve
Thursday, November 25, 2010      2 comments

Twas the night before Thanksgiving....... Oh, wait, that's a poem about a different holiday, haha! I've got the turkey and stuff to cook with it - we will get up early to walk a Turkey Trot, as we usually do on Thanksgiving. This year we're... Read more
Tuesday Trivia
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      2 comments

Just another ordinary day - I did make it to a Cardio Mix class this morning but only stayed for 35 of the 60 min session. I was getting too confused with all the new routines, which were fairly simple by themselves but the teacher kept mixing t... Read more
Monday Motivation
Monday, November 22, 2010      6 comments

I don't know what it is about Mondays but they seem to give me a new boost of motivation much of the time - I guess it's the psychological effect of 'a new week' which makes it easy to think 'a new start' - whatever the cause, I'm feeling more m... Read more
Little Steps Add Up!!
Saturday, November 20, 2010      3 comments

If I ever doubted how much little steps matter, the past couple of days have sure proven they do!! I usually wear a pedometer and keep track of my steps, setting a goal for each time period - for instance, for November my goal was/is to average ... Read more

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