“If you’re writing, you’re a writer,” Anne Lamott tweeted a few weeks ago. “Write badly, daily; it’s creating beads for a necklace.”* I read this on my cell phone while sitting in the driver’s seat of the van, idling, waiting for my daughters to step out of the main doors of their high school, […]

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My office is awash in slogans.  Little rectangles of paper taped on the front of my laptop stand or tucked under the glass top of my desk. Some are practical. One thing at a time. Horizontal surfaces are not for storage. Others offer stark admonishment: Do something restorative. Every day. Like I’m yelling at myself. […]

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Warrior Girl Dashing…T-10 and counting

Lyric of the day:  “Maybe you’re reason why all the doors are closed So you could open one that leads you to the perfect road” Firework, Katy Perry Today’s Training:  long nap 10 training days remain.  My plan today was to run hills, either in town or making the 20 minute trek to Horseshoe Valley […]

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T-14 Warrior Girl Dashing

“Move it, move it!” I Gotta Feeling, Black Eyed Peas (Fergie) OK. I have now fully recovered from whatever that virus was that knocked me flat earlier in the week and I am back to training as usual. Today’s Training: Bike-Run-Obstacles-Run-Obstacles (45 minutes) That’s the short story.  I figure that puts me just over the haystacks […]

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T-15 Warrior Girl Reporting Late

Uh, I dunno. Lyric of the Day, “The lean and hungry type”, Maneater, Hall & Oates Day T-15`s training consisted of many hours at the computer followed by a concert at Casino Rama. Yes, yes, I know.  Not a whole lot of cardio going on there. But I did learn this: a really great way […]

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