Category Archive: Potpourri

40 days to 40

Why are the birthdays with a zero so much more of a big deal than the ones without?! There is something about changing decades that makes you evaluate where you are and what… Continue reading

Baton Rouge Flooding: What can I do?

I got a familiar call today from a dear friend of mine who was the catalyst for me coming to Louisiana 11 years ago and working in relief and recovery post Katrina. He… Continue reading

Waffle Maker Magic

As a result of my recently upgraded kitchen, I have the counter space and storage space that I have only dreamt about for the past 6 years. Not only has this renewed my… Continue reading

They say it’s your birthday!

I’m going to be honest, this birthday has been a hard one to look forward to. Not because of the actual birthday, but because in triathlon rules you age up on January 1.… Continue reading

Bike Lanes are about safety 

If you live in Baton Rouge, you may have heard about the petition to remove the bike lanes on Glenmore by the residents who live there. I attended a public meeting last night… Continue reading

Friday Five: Favorite Summer Beverages

There is something about a summer day that elicits memories of my childhood lemonade stands and my mother brewing sun-tea on the back patio. We try to beat the heat with all sorts… Continue reading

And the winner is…

  And the winner of the giveaway is… Traci.  Thanks everyone for entering and leaving me suggestions on how to hydrate. Come back soon for another giveaway as there is more in the… Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 Brands to Love

This weeks Friday Five hosted by Cynthia from You Signed Up for What, Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC and Mar from Mar on the Run is titled “5 brands to love”. Skratch Labs: They are the people behind the… Continue reading

How do you hydrate-giveaway!

Hydration is important. We need to stay hydrated to allow our body to do what it knows how to do. I will admit that I am not good at this on most days.… Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 Trips

Over the years I have gotten to do several out of town races my favorites being Ironman Chattanooga, Bolder Boulder and Augusta Ironman 70.3. But the more races I do, the more that… Continue reading