Archive for April, 2012


Had a super fun experience competing in a PL meet. If you don’t know, Powerlifting includes Back Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift. A couple other girls from WCSC drove to the OC to participate. There were only 7 girls registered and we were by far the smallest. Each left has three attempts. My plans were […]

That’s a lotta ribs!

Parenting a Teen: 5 (new) Tips

I will NEVER disparage a teen. I cringe and feel sad when people say the word “teenager” with disdain or negative feeling in their tone. I am partial at this moment because two of my own children are teens, 14 and 15. But, even before this I never understood the utter disrespect for a whole […]

Cold Spaghetti and Memories

I’ve been listening to the audio version of “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest”, book 3 in the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” series. It’s pretty amazing but not for the faint of heart. In this particular book it mentions cold spaghetti with tuna (and bacon). I was immediately intrigued because that was a […]

Gettin’ Filthy

It’s been a busy week and a busy weekend was planned but got rained out. Sadly…we were supposed to go to San Diego for a rowing race. This week’s workouts were kind of a roller coaster. Tuesday, my heart was not in it but I finished. 15,10,5 rep rounds for time: Squat Clean – 75# […]


You may soon call me kettle bell master. Lol. Just kidding. This is a pretty decent book.