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Brothers at Story Book Land

Yesterday when I posted the story on Story Book Land, it was mostly about Ana. Today I have some pictures and information about Jaxon and David, although I think Ana might show up in a picture or two. 597 more words

Life In The Dakotas

Weekly Photo Challenge - Look Up

Remember playing on the monkey bars on the school grounds or the local park? I do! Being young and daring, I would do all kinds of tricks and scramble up and down the monkey bars for hours of play. 30 more words

OCR Report: 2016 Chicago Spartan Super: Lines, Bells, and Muck

So, yesterday was the Chicago Spartan Super.

The personal headline: For the first time, I rang a cowbell in a Spartan Race.

It was the Z-wall, and it surprised me. 1,387 more words

Obstacle Course Racing

Goal Update: Was May Quiet or Loud?

The answer is, I don’t have a clue.

It was an eventful month, what with my second OCR of the year (and first where I was running with an eye toward doing it as quickly as possible). 692 more words

Obstacle Course Racing


Bold is a word I remember GH (Granma Helen aka my Mom) using frequently to describe my kids over the years. Most often she’d approvingly remark on one of the kids being bold related to an action she had just witnessed, or had been part of with one of the small crew. 555 more words


Learning to walk...

Dear Rose,

Okay so you know how old people shrink as they age? I’m not quite there yet but today I did something weird. I learnt to walk! 308 more words

Study: Monkey Bars, Swings Blamed For Spike In Playground Concussions

CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.

Most injuries studied were mild, but all concussions are potentially serious and the researchers say the trend raises public health and safety concerns. 389 more words