10. When you purchase LAST years’ marathon shirts for a very affordable price, only M. and H. will happily accept and not accuse you of being the running poser that you truly are. (“The 2005 Buffalo Marathon? Oh, sure…I ran it. Uh, yeah, it was a blast.”) 9. The 5-hour round trip car ride afforded… Continue reading The Top Ten Reasons To Run The Buffalo Marathon With Madeline and Heather!
…in that your mind conveniently forgets just how agonizing the process is, and so you stupidly DO IT AGAIN, because you somehow cannot remember HOW MUCH IT HURTS. If it is any consolation, this one did not hurt as bad as the first, simply because we were able to properly train. This time we had… Continue reading marathons are like having babies
We’re back, and we’re NOT CRIPPLED. This pic taken shortly before we heroically attempted to cripple ourselves during the Buffalo marathon. More photos to come (they’re on flickr already, though, if you’re too impatient to wait). Runningburro and Deb have agreed to join with me in blogging the race, so in a few short days… Continue reading back from buffalo
Deb, Runningburro, Rainbowhair, and I are off tomorrow afternoon to “The All America City.” I’ve always wondered, as we travel through Buffalo several times a year en route to WV, why that sign they’ve got on the thru-way doesn’t say “The All AmericaN City.” I make fun of it mercilessly (all-america because we only do… Continue reading beefalo
Fran had a boy, 9lbs 10oz. We tend toward large babies I think (my J-baby was 9lbs 5 oz). The birth was short and uneventful. Jeff delivered him (with the midwife standing by). His name might be River Grant, though they still had not settled definitively on a name yesterday afternoon. I’ll post a pic… Continue reading it’s a boy!!
Got the call early this morning. Baby sister is in labor with #2. Will she have a boy or girl?? Stay tuned…
What, you might ask, am I doing awake at 4:50 am? My youngest son has been up for an hour, standing at my bedside, begging me for a bowl of cereal. I finally obliged him. *yawn* It will be fabulous when ALL my kids can pour their own cereal and milk.