For the past four years, my Dad and I have kept a small garden. This is our third year to do the bulk of our planting in straw bales. You can read more about year 1 and year 2 here. I've written about the cost benefits of straw bale gardening here. This year, we've moved … Continue reading StrawBale Garden – Year 3
Few things are more satisfying than a fresh-picked, garden tomato dusted with salt. Yet, try as you might, you simply cannot find that delicious, mouth-watering, pure-happiness taste in a tomato purchased at a grocery store. And, I'll wager that the same goes for any number of your favorite fruit and vegetables. Fortunately, growing your own … Continue reading Cost Benefits of Starting Your Own Straw-Bale Garden
My focus for February is to have the Courage to Learn: to try something totally new. For a while now, I've been wanting to try out a yoga class, but honestly, I've been really intimidated by it. The only yoga I've done has been at home, by myself, using the Wii fit workouts - and let's face … Continue reading Yoga Newbie No More
I did it! Saturday, in just under an hour (59:45) I walked across the finish line of my first official 5k! It was a booger to complete (umm hills anyone? and not just hills but H-I Double L HILLS! for the entire first mile!) My legs were on fire and I was constantly asking myself … Continue reading I finished an Official 5k Race!
I know you haven't seen me around here lately, I've been pretty busy in my day-to-day life and honestly, haven't had much motivation to write. I've been training for my 5k, but I opted to just walk it since it's the very first race I've ever attempted. Currently, my time has decreased to just under … Continue reading 5k training update