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Spark in the news...ME!
Sunday, January 30, 2011      50 comments

A few weeks ago I was approached by our local news paper to write a story about sticking with your life changes. They wanted to give an inspiring story to people about sticking with your resolutions; as most people's resolutions are waining. I'v... Read more
Goals for 2K11! (The fog is lifted)
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      20 comments

Well, I’ve been trying to find the time to work on this for a week now; I guess it’s time. As mentioned in my previous blog, 2010 for me was like the Titanic; efficient yet tragic. We’re going to change all of that starting now. It’s time t... Read more
Year in review…
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      17 comments

It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged, but let’s review the year. To say this year has been a struggle would be putting it mildly. My weight has crept up this entire year no matter what I’ve tried. My initial weigh in for January was 288.8; ... Read more
Dream bike
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      18 comments

This may bore you to tears if you’re not a cyclist or are interested in buying a bicycle; you’ve been warned. As mentioned in my status the other day; I went dream bike shopping on Saturday. For a little refresher I’ll give you the backgro... Read more
Vacation – Rivera Maya, Mexico - Finale
Saturday, November 13, 2010      10 comments

Planning and days 3, 4 and travel home On day 3, Saturday, we planned to take an excursion to the Mayan ruins in Tulum. Our shuttle picks us up at 7:30 and then we pick up a few others along the way. By 9:15 we’re at the ruins with our tour... Read more
Vacation – Rivera Maya, Mexico
Thursday, November 11, 2010      17 comments

Planning and days 1, 2 This trip was a gift to my wife for her 40th birthday this year. I offered to send her and a girlfriend on a getaway weekend, but she wanted me to go instead, so off we went this past weekend. I could not have p... Read more
Ramblins and Plans
Monday, November 01, 2010      29 comments

According to my SP friend GIANNA345 it’s been sometime since I’ve blogged; she’s right, but that’s a changing starting right now. I guess I haven’t had anything positive to say, so why bother. My Spark has somewhat fizzled, but I’m hoping t... Read more
Columbus Marathon (Half) 10-17-10
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      45 comments

It was a cool, crisp morning on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio; perfect running weather. Myself and 14,999 of my brethren lined up to run either 13.1 or 26.2 miles that morning. I arrived downtown, parked and made my way to the starting line; 5... Read more
Pelotonia - Recap: Sunday's Ride
Friday, September 03, 2010      18 comments

A decent nights sleep was had; probably had something to do with 7+ hours of riding the day before. Tamz and I both woke and I got around to head out; she taking me since we were 4 miles from the start. As we arrived at the Ohio University campu... Read more
Pelotonia - Recap: Saturday's Ride
Monday, August 30, 2010      18 comments

So, as mentioned before; not a great night of sleep was had. You always have things running through your mind as not to forget anything. I have some breakfast, grab my gear and start walking down to the event starting line. I had arranged with a... Read more
Pelotonia - Recap: Friday night
Sunday, August 29, 2010      16 comments

Ok, I apologize now for this taking a whole week, but this whole past week has been a blur. I'm going to write this in 3 parts as not to make this the longest blog in history. Friday night: Tamz and I arrive to a very crowded parking l... Read more
Thursday, July 22, 2010      40 comments

emoticon Right now I can't even put into words my frustration, but I'll try; here goes. Last September I... Read more
Many of you asked, so...
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      26 comments

Here's more information about my recent write up. For the second year in a row I'm participating in Pelotonia; a grassroots bike tour with one goal: to end cancer. Cancer has struck our family from every direction; breast, brain, colo... Read more
Hot Yoga Review...
Monday, June 28, 2010      23 comments

Many of you asked so, here it is. I’m on vacation this week and wanted to try something new; hot yoga. I’ve been practicing yoga with the same yogi for just over 2 years and I wanted to practice with someone different. Hot yoga is something... Read more
Inspirational quote of the day...
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      13 comments

Laughter -- An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable. ~Ambrose Bierce My Take: LAUGH! Especially if it's at yourself or you... Read more

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