Monthly Archives: June 2013

Peace and Serenity

A few of my friends have a nickname for me that I won’t tell you here because it could be construed as slightly offensive but suffice it to say I was given the name because of my ability to remember … Continue reading

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Surviving Open Water Survival

Alrighty. I did it. I went to the Open Water Survival Clinic and it has removed a huge load of worry off my shoulders but added on one slight worry in the process. The clinic itself was GREAT. It was … Continue reading

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Open Water Swim Survival

Tonight I go to an Open Water Swim Survival course. Note the word “Survival” in the name of the clinic. At the clinic I will learn the fine art of: Sighting Getting in and out of the water – dolphin … Continue reading

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Rocking An Olympic Distance Race

See that little purple box over to the right that says: Sharon’s Triathlon Training Fueled By Adult Essential Gummies. My friend, Deborah Lowther and her husband created that company. Deb has been supplying me with all my vitamins for my … Continue reading

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Longest Day Of Play

On June 21st ParticipACTION is encouraging Canadians to take part in the Longest Day Of Play. Wait that makes it sound like they’re encouraging people on June 21st. Canada’s Longest Day Of Play is on June 21st.  ParticipACTION is encouraging … Continue reading

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This Turned Out To Be More About Salt and Vinegar Chips Than I Expected

This weekend was sort of a bust. Hockey Playing Son threw the ultimate of hissy fits when we went bowling. This combined with a stubborness level that is to the power of one hundred thousand culminated in an epic stand-off … Continue reading

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Kicking Ass, Semi-Kicking Ass, And Getting My Ass Kicked

This week has kicked my butt in a double-down sort of way. Meaning I’m doubling up on most of workouts. Some that I’m supposed to do that way and others I’ve had to squeeze in because of my work schedule. … Continue reading

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Epic Tour Halton

I’m always looking for family-friendly, fun things to do with the kids in the summer. When I heard about Epic Tour Halton, I knew we were in. It’s a biking event being held at Kelso on September 8th. The event … Continue reading

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