Thinking Out Loud Thursday # 34

THURSDAY! Another Thinking Out Loud Thursday – linking with Amanda from Running with Spoons     #1 Warming Trend? Look at this – the temperature looks as if it won’t go below -20C next week. THANK GOODNESS. I’ve had about enough of winter. Next week’s weather is looking great for Read more →

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Running Tattoo!

Happy Wednesday!   There are a few things in life that people tend to do when they complete something meaningful in their lives. I haven’t done anything really stereotypical, other then travelling after graduation – until yesterday. If you follow me on Instagram/Twitter, you may have noticed that I finally got Read more →

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Skiing and Broken House Stuff

Happy Monday!   I went skiing at Mont Tremblant with the school on Saturday. We left Ottawa bright and early at 6:30am and were on the slopes by 9:30am. It wasn’t too terribly cold, but there was a bit of a windchill, so I felt mighty cold during some runs. Read more →

McFarland, USA – Movie Review

Happy Friday!   Running road races is only part of my obsession with running. The other side of my running world is coaching, both Cross Country and Track and Field. I started coaching seven years ago at a school in Toronto, as a coach for sprints/hurdles and now coach both Read more →


Thinking Out Loud Thursday #33

Happy Thursday!   I actually forgot it was Thursday until I went onto Feedly and saw all the Thinking out Loud posts Another TOLT, linking with Amanda at Running with Spoons   #1 McFarland I will write a proper review for tomorrow – but if you are a runner, was Read more →


Weekend of Cold and Food

Happy Tuesday!   I thought it was Monday all day – whoops. Yesterday was Family Day in Ontario, which means no school for me! Friday was a PD day, so the students had the day off, and I only had a half day (I’m only a part-time teacher). This weekend Read more →

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Winter Training Report #6

Happy Monday! So Ottawa – how did you like that cold this weekend?  Congrats to everyone who braved the cold to run Winterman yesterday! Although I have run in a really cold race – I did not run in yesterday’s race. I have only run Winterman once – maybe again Read more →

Link Love

Sunday Link Love Time! – Linking with Amanda at Running with Spoons.   Running  5 reasons I love Running – MommiesRun Top 10 songs to play on Yurbuds – Pretty Little Grub Sticking with my Routine – Krista Duchene Running Celebrate Valentines Day with 14 Pick up Lines – rUnladylike Read more →


Thinking Out Loud Thursday #32

Linking up with Amanda at Running with Spoons   #1 Ski Time My school has a “ski club” – basically what it means is that just about every week in February and one week in March, we head to a local ski hill for an evening of ski fun time. Read more →

Lazy Weekends

Although it comes as no surprise, I am pretty “lazy” on weekends during the winter. This point has been made pretty clear by the Jawbone UP24 statistics. Although I do tend to hit my 10,000 steps on weekdays, I so far have yet to hit 10,000 on a Saturday or Read more →

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