Monthly Archives: April 2011

Remind me why a yard was on our must-have list again?

I hate yard work. I really do. It’s messy. It’s painful (I’m always sore afterward). And it’s temporary. So not how I want to spend my precious free time. Nor do I want to ignore it. Not that our HOA … Continue reading

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Crossfit On Ramp and Paleo-lite: Day Five

Going well! I’m feeling good. More importantly I’m feeling better. The workouts are intense as hell (and this is only the skills-building stage!) but quick. I leave my house at ten-to-seven and get home just before 8am. It’s making the … Continue reading

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Paleo-lite: Two days down.

Okay, that may be a stretch, but a dumbed down version of the Paleo diet is really the best way to describe what’s been going down. The past two days haven’t been too hard. The hardest part was not having … Continue reading

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CrossFit On Ramp: Food and Fitness.

This morning I had my first CrossFit On Ramp class. I’m really excited and, well, ready to embark on this journey. If you read my blog regularly, it has likely become clear that exercise is very important to me. Now, … Continue reading

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The perfect nap schedule.

Is that possible? I didn’t think so. But then today happened. M&M slept in until about 8:15am. This is not super unusual for her but the previous day she was up around 7am and sometimes is up even earlier, thanks … Continue reading

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Grassroots: A field guide for feminist activism.

I’m reading Grassroots by Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards for a class this term. This passage just struck me as so true, of both life in general and my life. It’s where I am, my family is, and many of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Springly

More sun than clouds in the sky, no rain, and temps over fifty. It’s springtime in the Rose City! For me this means an extra spring in my step and re-introduction to all that exists beyond my doorstep. At the … Continue reading

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Not Monday.

No! Not yet! Really, it can’t be. This weekend was a blur of rushing off to class and rushing home to responsibilities. My wonderful husband has no problem stepping up and taking fantastic care of the kiddos, but things fall … Continue reading

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“Awake My Soul” ~ Mumford & Sons

How fickle my heart and how woozy my eyes I struggle to find any truth in your lies And now my heart stumbles on things I don’t know This weakness I feel I must finally show Lend me your hand … Continue reading

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