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Workouts – Last Week Today – April 14

Welcome to my weekly workout recap, today I’m recapping my workouts from last week today. This week I only got in 1 run, aside from my half marathon on Saturday.  I opted to cut back on my runs as I was feeling a bit sore and decided to focus more on foam rolling and stretching so my legs would feel…
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Running With The Cows Goals

Happy Friday! I’m a little excited today, because in just a few hours I’ll be clicking my heels together and going “back home” to Kansas to spend a week with my family and friends.  While I’m there I will be doing a couple races, the first of which is tomorrow – Running with the Cows.  I had so much fun…
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Soba Noodle Bowl with Roasted Radishes

I belong to a CSA, I love being able to support community agriculture and get fresh farm grown vegetables.  It’s really a win-win! Sometimes, in my share I get an overabundance of certain vegetables that I just don’t know what to do with.  This year it was radishes.  While I like radishes in my salads and the hubs likes them…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – May 7

Welcome to my weekly workout recap, today I’m recapping my workouts from last week today. This week I felt was a good week.  I was able to get in 4 runs this week (3 with the dogs), and I continued doing some planking and did some squats and wall sits.  We had some really nice weather (very low humidity and temps in…
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May Coffee Date

Today I’m joining the Ultimate Coffee Date for some catching up!  On the first Saturday of the month… we gather with our warm beverage of choice for some catch up! Over tea,  I’d tell you that I’m really excited for my upcoming vacation.  I’m going back home to NE KS (to my little town near Lawrence, KS), to visit my family…
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April Recap and May Goals

With April in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to reflect on how I did against the goals I set for April and to look forward to May. At the beginning of the year, I set some goals to work on throughout the year. 2017 Goals: Run my first marathon – Complete – check out the recap here. Run 1,200 miles…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – April 30

Welcome to my weekly workout recap, today I’m recapping my workouts from last week today. This week seemed like a low activity week…  I was able to get in 3 runs this week (2 with the dogs), and I continued with my plank-a-day and daily squats on most days and got 3 arm workouts done.  My monthly visitor came on Sunday, and…
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April Runfessions

Happy Friday.  This year certainly is flying by… I can’t believe that it is the last Friday of April.  May is calling, but first I have to come clean with my April Runfessions. I RUNFESS… I’ve been running a lot with my dogs, Anam and Sorcha, lately and I have to admit when I head out for a run all by…
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April Running Highlights

April was a pretty great month, although it isn’t quite over and I have a little more running to get in.  If I had to grade my month of running… I’d give it a solid A. I’ve ran a total of 61 miles so far this month.  Got several of those in with my dogs, Anam and Sorcha.  We were…
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The Chilbury Ladies Choir

This book opens in the early days of World War II, as the local Vicar has put an end to the village choir since most of the men have gone off to war.  The ladies of Chilbury band together and rebel against the order and form the Chilbury Ladies’ Choir. The story is told through the journals and letters of five women who…
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