Week 1 Friday Run
The marathon training program I’m doing through Fleet Feet Sports called for an easy 4-mile run today. I felt like a trail run so I headed out to Eagle Spur Trail, an out-and-back raised rail-trail through some woods down to Jordan Lake. It was a bit soggy in places due to lots of recent rain, but passable. KidRocket’s school had a half-day so I went … Continue reading Week 1 Friday Run
Barcelona, the first few days
Pam wrote about Barcelona. And took pretty pictures of everything. Continue reading Barcelona, the first few days
Beautiful day for trying out new wheels! Continue reading Scooters!
Out on a run this week I came across chalk markings for a “Free 5K” so I looked it up when I got back home: Durham NC Parkrun I learned that this is a weekly timed event, open to anyone, taking place every Saturday at 8 am at a park near me. There are similar runs in other towns around the world (parkrun website). So … Continue reading Park Run
Tapas: Padron Peppers
This sign appears when running the American Tobacco Trail after passing into Chatham County. I see other runners out this way. Wondering how concerned I should be. Bright orange running shirt maybe? Continue reading Turkey Season
Apex, NC candy givers are a most generous lot. M & M’s and Reese’s are Vera’s favorites. Not a lousy old gumball to be seen here! I do question the pretzels and goldfish though. Not to be ungrateful, but a snack I routinely put in my kid’s lunch isn’t quite a treat. Maybe people want to participate in the giving but really aren’t thrilled with … Continue reading The haul
Minecraft Creeper costume
Isaac really wanted to be a Minecraft Creeper for Halloween. I bought a pretty cool cube-shaped mask online, but he really wanted to have a full costume including a Creeper body. I would have been happy to buy one but could not find such an item anywhere online or in stores (dangit). So I thought on it for a while and came up with a … Continue reading Minecraft Creeper costume
It took careful watching, and some trial and error, but I solved a scrambled Rubik’s Cube for the first time: I learned the moves from this video: Continue reading Solved!
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