Monthly Archives: May 2014

Recap of My Second Race: Stars and Stripes 5K 2014

I really tried to taper and rest up before the Stars and Stripes 5K, but I also wanted to make sure the dogs got all of their allotted walks. Due to some creative finagling no one got walks on Monday … Continue reading

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Prepping for My Second Race: Hydration

I have my second race coming up on Monday, and I’m trying to apply some of the things I learned about my abilities in the Cap 10K to this new run. The Stars and Stripes is only a 5K race, … Continue reading

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The Art of Arranging Flowers by Lynne Branard Review

Ruby Jewell credits flowers for saving her from the intense grief that paralyzed her after the death of her sister, Daisy. For the past twenty years she has kept others at arms length while healing their hearts and souls with … Continue reading

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My One Collectible Weakness: Help Requested Edition

I am not a collectible person. I’ve never understood the fun of having things that you don’t do anything with probably because my main weakness is books, which are highly interactive. However, when my grandmother died I inherited her collection … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad: Thoughts on a Phenomenon

I was late to the Breaking Bad train for several reasons, the biggest being that I don’t get AMC. I also was leery of the show’s description, but as the enthusiasm about the characterization and the writing grew my interest … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day Year Two

I am a rather bad comic book fan since I rarely make it to my preferred Austin comic book shop unless there is a special event. I don’t have a pull list, and I’m not the type of reader who … Continue reading

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