The Last Day

Summer.  As it comes to a close, we celebrate the ‘last’ of everything.  The last day that Cedar Point is open during the week.  The last day for Soak City until next summer.  The last hot day.  The last morning XC practice.  The last Summer Shandy (which apparently was on everyone else’s mind this past Labor Day weekend, too…because there was none to be…

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RUN ABC

Run, ABC.  As I was looking to create the most adorable team shirts for my little girls to wear to our first XC meet, I stumbled upon the iron-on and couldn’t resist. ( Bonus for the props to RUN DMC…whom I actually listened to when they were really cool the first time.) I have to admit, the shirts came out even better than I…

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I’m Sorry.

This one is for my friend, Heather, who is going through the same challenges with her beautiful 4 year old daughter as I am with mine.  Seeing the teenage years flash before our eyes, we are clutching dearly onto the innocent moments of childhood…their childhood. The older mine gets, the more stubborn she becomes.  Digs her feet it, as I like to say.  Especially…

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Stinky Water

Summertime is awesome, especially by…and in…the water.  Lucky to grow up submerged in the life experiences of a Lake Erie boater, and now a resident of a Lake Erie lake town…I have to say it’s a tough life to beat.  Splashing into the lake  is an easy trade for sweating it out on land. With temps in the 90’s this summer, there’s no other…

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…the other side.

Ahhh, the beginning of Track season.  32 degrees, but the sun was out and the wind was dead.  “Shorts and T-Shirt” weather, as one of our brightest observed.  My view of the track has always been linked closely with pain…and joy…and hurt…and triumph…and nausea…and pride…and…well, you get the picture. From the other side of the track as a volunteer coach,  I recalled my initiation…

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