Monthly Archives: May 2013

Originally posted on Here To Conquer:
Today is the first official installment of… (drum roll please)… FEATURE FRIDAY! “But Liz,” you might ask, “what is this Feature Friday series that you are proposing? And why should I get excited?” Every…

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A Tale of Two Bike Racks

Those who have followed my blog for a while know that I like to walk at lunch time.  I eat my lunch quickly at my desk or in the lunchroom, then rain or shine I head outside. Now in my … Continue reading

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Next time it will be 7 Gallons!

Two pints in a quart, 4 quarts in a gallon.  So 7 gallons would be 56 pints!  So some of you know what I am talking about, while others are thinking “isn’t the metric system easier?”  Or maybe just thinking … Continue reading

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How the Hell Did We Survive?

Last night was Tuesday night, and like most Tuesdays, that means I am in Federal Way with the youngest kid for dinner.  Then we go to  Starbucks and play Cribbage, or Chess or some other game, and just hang out … Continue reading

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The Next Level

So, Sunday night I was talking with my gorgeous wife, and planning the day for Monday (Memorial Day).   “I’ll get up early, do a quick 40 or 50 miles to give my legs a break, then be back early … Continue reading

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A Free Hour???

Anyone who follows this blog knows my last few weekends have been nuts!  I had a weekend of yard work followed by a Century ride, a trip to Walla Walla, then a Century ride in Oregon followed by a long … Continue reading

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Dad and Husband Duty Day

Not every day can be a free wheeling, tail wind blowing, mad cap century ride to the Pacific Ocean.  Nor can it be a fun-filled, wine sipping, hand holding weekend away. Alas there are times when dad and husband duties … Continue reading

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Thrive vs. Survive

Anyone who knows me from work knows I HATE going to meetings with a passion.  I have been known to use every trick I have to avoid them.  This was especially true at the Holy P, my most recent employer.  … Continue reading

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Is it Rude or Not?

A few days ago one of my wife’s best friends from college put a post on Facebook.  She was told by a mutual friend of her’s that she should stop talking about her workouts in front of another weight challenged … Continue reading

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Dry as a Tater Chip

Back in the late 80’s, during my CheersWest days (maybe someday I will do a post about those days… maybe) I had a friend named Denny O.  I never did learn what the ‘O’ stood for, he’d just introduce himself … Continue reading

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