Monthly Archives: February 2007

Blister

I had not planned to write every single time I walk out the door, but here I go anyway. Today, additional errands made getting home before 7:30 p.m. impossible. I didn’t get outside until after 8, so I had to … Continue reading

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Back on Track

Realizing I’m fewer than 10 weeks away from the Country Music Marathon caused me to take things a little more seriously this week. Sunday was a long walk, yesterday was a day of rest and today I needed to get … Continue reading

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What Freezing Rain?

Well, if we had any freezing rain last night, I didn’t see it. When I got up the streets were wet, but not slick. The temps were higher than 32 for sure! So, I worked on the magazine for a … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

My training for the Country Music Half Marathon is a little bit off. Though I enjoy walking outside in Ohio winters, I have to admit it is more of the casual walking I like this time of year. It is … Continue reading

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Congratulations WALK! Magazine

Today the Ohio USATF presented an award to me to acknowledge WALK! Magazine’s “Service to Race Walking.” Before the start of today’s 3000m racewalk at Ohio Northern University, Vince Peters, USA Track & Field National Race Walk Committee Chairman, presented … Continue reading

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Sometimes I’m Crazy

Central Ohio was under a snow emergency for over 24 hours. I’m not sure how much snow fell, but the “snow shoveler” in the family says it was under a foot. It was sunny earlier today, so I decided to … Continue reading

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Flint, MI and Crim Festival of Races Win!

The votes have been tallied, and the winner of the first ever WALK! Magazine Walker Friendly City is Flint, MI! We received an overwhelming number of nominations for Flint. One of the judges was surprised we even asked for a … Continue reading

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Embarrassing

I have been a dog owner most of my life. Since being married we’ve had 4 dogs — two golden retrievers (deceased) and now a yellow lab and a mutt from the pound. All of our dogs have weighed over … Continue reading

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Restaurant Making Things Right

Last week I had lunch at a restaurant and the food was bad. I filled out their online complaint form and received a personal phone call from the manager! He was very professional, very understanding and disappointed I had a … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating

I usually dine out for lunch. Today I went to a restaurant where I had tilapia, rice pilaf and steamed veggies. It sounded better than it tasted (mostly bland), but I felt pretty good about the healthy choices! While at … Continue reading

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