Sunday, May 2, 2010

"I can't stop thinking about your fanny...pack."

I have been talking for awhile about fanny packs. Lots o' questions. Do they still make them? Where do you purchase them? What do people carry in them. Lately when I have seen fanny packs on people, they have been stuffed full. I keep wondering what is in them.

Today was a good day because not only did I win 3 primes in the criterium, but one of them was a fanny pack! What will I carry in mine?

Wednesday, April 7, 2010


A family friend of ours unexpectedly died yesterday at his home. Here is the link to the article in the Charlotte Observer.

Michael spent most holidays with our family and was always at my dad's office parties. I loved laughing with Michael. He always had something funny to say or some kind of gossip. He was basically part of my family.

I am very saddened by this and so is my mom. He was her best friend who she talked to just about everyday. My dad is having a party in 2 weeks at his will be very hard.

This makes me realize that I need to do what I want to do when I want to and to keep connections close to you, because everything can change in a moment.

Michael you will be missed greatly. I will miss laughing with you.

Friday, March 19, 2010


For those who know me...

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Random Acts o' Kindness

I have never done things for others to receive anything in return. I do things for others because that is one of the traits that defines me and it just feels right. If anything, I have realized that I am a big time people pleaser. I want people to like me and be happy with me. People have told me before that my big heart gets me into trouble.

It just hit me tonight on the way home...I have received several random acts of kindness from friends, strangers, and acquaintances. I am not sure why the influx, but I'm okay with it! It feels nice to have things done for me.

This reminds me of the sayings "what goes around, comes around" and "do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

A little over a year ago I was very bummed about needing help from others, and some that I thought would help me, did not. As it all comes around, I realize that kindness may come from unexpected places and completely out of the blue. Generosity is a very good trait to have!

I will continue helping others and being there for those who need me.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Dead End Road

Things have once again not turned out the way I planned for them to. Had some adventures in mind for this Spring, but it won't happen now. Very frustrated with several things; mainly the government. I am owed lots of money that has been delayed for over 6 months. This is one reason why things are not falling into place. Focusing on helping others, nutrition, and getting fit. Trying to focus on one thing I enjoy to see how well I can do. In the past I have been engaged in lots of activities and performed mediocre. We shall see...

I was told the other night that a path I had taken was a "dead end road." Yes I know that now.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Snow Day

Yesterday may have been fun for some...but not this girl! I hated being cooped up in the house all day. I enjoy being around others and moving around. Sitting on the couch, napping, and watching movies consumed my day. Well not totally...I did ride indoors for about an hour. I can't wait for the weather to clear up and get back to normal activities!

Friday, January 29, 2010


I hardly remember dreams. I don't have vivid ones either. Until I do. This week I have woken up really stressed out over my dreams. One was about my dog and the other about a former friend. My dream about my dog ended ok when I woke up, but the other did not. I was carrying the weight of this friend and it was stressing me out. It was so bad that it took me about 45 minutes to recover from the feelings I had about this dream. This paired with a weird week for me was not good. I am looking forward to having a really good week next week!