Monthly Archives: August 2011

Finding Your Speed Skating

It’s way early on a Sunday morning.  My kids are still sleeping because we took them to the drive-in last night complete with dancing hotdog commercials and smuggled in outside food.  We stopped short at putting them in the trunk … Continue reading

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I’m Not Alone

Funny how sometimes people come into your life at the perfect moment.  For weeks I’ve been feeling all “What the hell am I doing even thinking I could ever speed skate”, the doubts growing larger than my ever increasing ass … Continue reading

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I’m My Own Worst Enemy

Physically I’m not in the best shape I’ve ever been in.  I’m alright, dawg.  But there’s a whole lotta room for improvement says the fat on my ass and cellulite on my legs.  Not to mention the wind sucking that … Continue reading

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Sometimes We Fear The Wrong Things

Yesterday I spent the day at a water park with my husband, kids and niece.  There’s a four year gap between Son No. 1 and my niece, a close to seven year gap where Son No. 2 is concerned.  Yet … Continue reading

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A Leap Of Faith

While speed skating and the CN Tower Edge walk are on the top ten list of scariest things I’ve ever done, they aren’t even close to number one.   That spot was taken up 13 years ago when my husband decided … Continue reading

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Juggling Inspiration

In July I had the absolute pleasure of seeing juggling extrodinaire, Bob Cates, when I was at the Delawana Inn.  He actually does way more than juggle.  He’s also a comedian and no words can actually describe his Dance Dance … Continue reading

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Fear

I’ve had moments of being afraid.  We all have.  Fear is sometimes a part of life, ranging from heart stopping moments when our kids are running on the sidewalk towards a street and we scream out to them to STOP! … Continue reading

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