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They say "Imitation is the highest form of flattery."
Thursday, January 03, 2013      12 comments

In the past two years, I've championed many hurtles. Some took a bit of scratching and clawing but they didn't kill me. I'm challenged every day. One of my dear SparkFriends, STARDUSTD, posted a photo that screamed, "I get it!" ... Read more
Week 1 - D's Mystery Item Challenge!
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      6 comments

Ref: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=5184217 PUMPKIN RAVIOLI! Love that pasta! ... Read more
DSSECRETS Has Thrown Down the Gauntlet in 2013!
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      9 comments

In reference... www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=5181832 If anyone has ever seen Master Chef, they will know that the "Home Chefs" are given "Mystery Box Challenges." Other cooking sh... Read more
2012 in Run Review
Monday, December 31, 2012      5 comments

My 2012 training miles are so many times the total race miles. AND I only trained for 5Ks and 2 Halfs! ( I can imagine the miles traveled by my Marathon & Ultra Friends!) ... Read more
Ralphie Got HIs...
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      21 comments

...And I got mine! emoticon The ASICS Gel - Kayano 19 Limited Edition Running Shoes ... Read more
Santa's Twilight 5K Run at Honeymoon Island Race Report!
Sunday, December 23, 2012      15 comments

After one week, this might be anti-climatic to some but this was so special to me. emoticon Let me say that o... Read more
2012 Say No To Drugs Holiday Classic Race Report!
Friday, December 21, 2012      9 comments

Yes, it was overdue. emoticon I was looking to peruse the official photos but they have been slow in posting.... Read more
Dear Santa...
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      19 comments

emoticon ... Read more
Snow in Dunedin, Florida!
Saturday, December 08, 2012      14 comments

DSSECRETS, Granddaughter Gianna, and I went to the Dunedin Christmas Parade and Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration. I had to post these photos... This is the money shot! ... Read more
Race Lessons Learned
Sunday, December 02, 2012      19 comments

After two years of running and a very active race schedule, I felt it was time I reviewed what I had learned. I will forever continue to learn but I thought I would share just a few thoughts now. ... Read more
2012 Space Coast Half Marathon - The Race Report
Friday, November 30, 2012      17 comments

3:30am wake-up call! Buses started leaving from our hotel to the race site at 4:30am! We wanted to make sure we didn't have to rush. We picked up our brown bag breakfast, got on the bus, and headed to "Ground Zero!" We were dropped off at Riverf... Read more
2012 Space Coast Half Marathon - Pre-Race
Thursday, November 29, 2012      12 comments

This race came about because, for very good reasons, DSSECRETS gave it as a counter proposal to my Disney Wine & Dine Half idea to celebrate our15th Anniversary. The choice was perfect! ... Read more
2012 Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot - The Race Report
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      21 comments

We celebrated our Anniversary on this Thanksgiving Day! In 2010, this was our first 5K. 29 5Ks and 2 Half Marathons later, this is just one of our testimony benchmarks to good health! With a field of 20,000, I'm nursing a "tender" Achilles and t... Read more
2012 Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot Kick-Off Party
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      11 comments

The last pickup point before the Turkey Trot, this Kick-Off Party was held at Jack White Stadium, Clearwater High School. It's also the location of the finish line & Post Race Party! I had figured I would bypass this and do an earlier pick up. M... Read more
A Sunday Morning Half from a Different Perspective!
Sunday, November 18, 2012      32 comments

DSSECRETS & I had an opportunity to meet and support SPENDERELLA61 (MARSHA) & ONEKIDSMOM (BARBARA) at the 2012 Lady Speed Stick Half Marathon in St Petersburg, Florida! We seized the day 'cause we are committed to our SparkFamily! ... Read more

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