5 Things I Learned Training for a 5K

I spent the last few months training for a 5k run. I've run close to half a dozen of them in recent years but I've never actually trained for one before. I'm not saying that I'd just pop out of bed on race day and go run but calling what I did real training was a bit of a stretch. I'd run once or twice a week but really only if I was in the mood for it and I didn't run very far. This spring I decided I wanted to give this whole training thing a proper shot....more
texasebeth I know. We're such horrible influences. ;-)  Sports bras are TRICKY.more

Found out this week that I'm NOT getting a significant chunk of money I'd been expecting. And right before #BlogHer14, too. Ack. :(

Found out this week that I'm NOT getting a significant chunk of money I'd been expecting. And right before #BlogHer14, too. Ack. :( ...more
texasebeth  Yeah. :(more

What Does Your Blogging Family Tree Look Like

During a previous Selfiebration #BlogHer14 Twitter chat, Carter Gaddis chimed in with something that made us all go, hmm. He said, "I haven't been to BlogHer yet, but if @mrdougfrench had a blogging family tree, I'd be a little twig out on the edge." Which started me off on a wonder trail: Who is part of my blogging family tree? ...more
You are one of my blogging Aunties! Along with @dtanton and @sassymonkey @tfigiliomore

I hope the weather in your world is as nice as it is in mine! So grateful for the decrease in humidity.

I hope the weather in your world is as nice as it is in mine! So grateful for the decrease in humidity. ...more
texasebeth Oh, dear... :(more

I feel so smart when Charlie says "dang it Mom! You're good" when I help him with his 3rd grade homework.

I feel so smart when Charlie says "dang it Mom! You're good" when I help him with his 3rd grade homework. ...more
Heh. You are good.more

Do you have EVERYTHING packed in your swim bag? Yes. Are you sure? Yes! Inside bag - googles, towel, shoes, kickboard. Missing - swimsuit

Do you have EVERYTHING packed in your swim bag? Yes. Are you sure? Yes! Inside bag - googles, towel, shoes, kickboard. Missing - swimsuit ...more
I don't think the swim team would appreciate nekkid swimming.more

Only this could happen with Max & Ruby

Why do these type of things only happen to me? Seriously.I took Max and Ruby for grooming. We leave Petsmart and while they are sniffing the exact same spot Max lifts his leg and pees. Unfortunately since Ruby was sniffing the EXACT same spot her head was right where Max peed.Neither dog noticed or seemed to care.*SIGH*Elizabeth...more
texasebeth Denisethat's pretty cool of them.more

Only this could happen with Max & Ruby

Why do these type of things only happen to me? Seriously.I took Max and Ruby for grooming. We leave Petsmart and while they are sniffing the exact same spot Max lifts his leg and pees. Unfortunately since Ruby was sniffing the EXACT same spot her head was right where Max peed.Neither dog noticed or seemed to care.*SIGH*Elizabeth...more
texasebeth Denisethat's pretty cool of them.more

We grew crystals in eggshells! http://mylifesuchasitis.com/2014/04/08/after-school-science-experiment-eggshell-geodes/

We grew crystals in eggshells! http://mylifesuchasitis.com/2014/04/08/after-school-science-experiment-e... ...more
KarenLynnn aren't they though?more

We grew crystals in eggshells! http://mylifesuchasitis.com/2014/04/08/after-school-science-experiment-eggshell-geodes/

We grew crystals in eggshells! http://mylifesuchasitis.com/2014/04/08/after-school-science-experiment-e... ...more
KarenLynnn aren't they though?more