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The old lady blog

Yesterday I completed The Other Half Marathon in Moab (13.1 miles, WOOP!), and just walked (limped) in the door about an hour ago. Now I’m gathering up the family to head to the doctor to find out what happened to my right ankle at around mile nine. I’m going to see if they can X-ray [...]

Better watch his back

As Chuck gets older and weaker, I think Coco is getting ideas.


You (and I) can give Utah a hard time all we want, and it can sit back, laugh, point to this and say, “I have this. What do you have?”

Stuff I found while looking around

- Gorgeous and inspiring photography of home decor, both interior and exterior. – 100 Abandoned Houses. Haunting. – Populaire, “a hand-drawn font that mimics true handcrafted lettering.” I’ve already bought a copy and can’t wait to play around. – Bill Murray: “I mean that there’s got to be a lightness in your way. There has [...]


1. Salad bowl and servers 2. Grey Nixon salt & pepper shakers 3. Graphite dinnerware 4. Tons of Taste Measuring Cups 5. Polaris Glassware 16-pc. Set 6. Now Designs Set of 3 Floursack Towels 7. Apple and Pear Pinch bowls 8. Modern Classic Thermal Carafe

I see you!

Yesterday the weather was so phenomenal that Marlo spent a good half hour running up and down the driveway in her bare feet. And she acted as if it was the most exciting ride at Six Flags. Why did evolution take this wonder away from us as we age?

“File under: first person to die during an apocalypse”

A television producer comes dangerously close to a killer turkey and in doing so provides one of the best videos on the Internet. “He’s waiting for me to get out of this car!”


One of the few drawbacks to the house we live in now is the absence of natural light, so it’s been hard to get great photos of the kids or the dogs while living here. Our old house was filled with light, so we could capture them spontaneously. Whereas here, if Marlo is doing something [...]

6.13 miles

Yesterday morning I took a run through the park in preparation for The Other Half Marathon in Moab this weekend. My trainer thought it’d be a good idea for me to get a race under my belt before the NYC Marathon to get a small sense of what I’m in for. Except I’ll be running [...]

Finding a problem where there is no problem

This morning as I drove Leta to school I looked in the rear view mirror to see a somber mood twisting the line of her mouth. It seemed much more sinister than a simple pout, so at a stop light I turned around, touched her leg and asked her if she was okay. She stuttered. [...]