Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pondering longevity

On Friday my great aunt Leona became the third member of her family to reach her hundredth birthday. Her brother Sylven, who was still driving a tractor up til age 98,  died in April at age 102.  And my grandma, … Continue reading

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Taking the tribe on an ‘Indian run’

We’ve gotten into this habit of trying some kind of fun fitness thing when we get together at my parents’ house for Sunday dinner. In the past we’ve done different kinds of circuit workouts or relay races. Yesterday half a … Continue reading

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Winning the day-after party leftovers battle

Every morning I wake up and think about what my eating game plan is going to be (if I haven’t already decided the night before). Yesterday’s was easy: We did a baked potato bar for Ben’s graduation party on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Endings … and beginnings

I haven’t run with my sister in what seems like forever. In fact, I haven’t done much running lately, period, between working on the house for Ben’s grad party and finishing up a bunch of writing assignments. But Traci called … Continue reading

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