Author Archives: tricialc

Motivation

Somedays I wake up in the morning and I look at myself in the mirror and I am amazed.  I am certainly no supermodel, but I have come quite a long way from my heftier days.  Right now, I wear … Continue reading

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Singapore

Singapore is one of those really interesting places that, if you didn’t have a job that sent you there, or a friend to go and visit, you would never have made the trek. In that way, I think that Iowa … Continue reading

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Redemption

When I was a sophomore in College I applied to a study abroad program.  The program was a six week writers workshop in Ireland.  I still have the acceptance letter in my stacks of stuff I can’t quite part with. … Continue reading

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Travel Woes

My experience with international travel began on my honeymoon to Jamaica in 2004.  We took a couple of fairly short flights, got on a bus in Montego Bay and road to the resort where we spent 95% of our international … Continue reading

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Good night

Last night I was juggling putting girls to bed.  It is one of the things l like least.  I love my girls more than anything, but I don’t like bedtime duty.  I was shuffling back and forth from one room … Continue reading

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Rotten

I woke up on Saturday morning hoping for a warm day.  Back in August when cold weather seemed like a distant memory I signed up for a November 5K on a whim.  Now it’s here and though we have been … Continue reading

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Its a 10k, not a marathon

I was all set to sign up for the race for the schools 10K coming up on October 14th…what a great way to wind down my 31st year.  I decided this weekend that I had to run it on my … Continue reading

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Things that are Awesome

Kids wearing costumes when it isn’t Halloween.  Today I saw Woody shopping at Wal – Mart and then I saw Rapunzel walking on Front Street after work.  Awesome. 

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Healthy Kids 5K

I woke up this morning to the sound of rain drops hitting my bedroom window.  Not what I was hoping for on the morning of my first *real 5K* (I say real, because I have done a few, but I … Continue reading

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