26. February 2015 09:56
In 2014 I had originally registered to do this event. However, the week before I injured my foot during the Spartan Race. That injury caused me to defer, and honestly, I'm still struggling with that foot injury.
So..fast forward to 2015.
My 8yo son, Ronin has been a running fool. All he's been doing is eating, sleeping, and running.
He asked me in early November if he could run a marathon. I had to tell him NO, but I thought he could handle a 15K and he began training. Once I saw that he w... [More]
18. February 2015 17:54
I was 11 years old when the movie Annie directed by John Huston was released. I LOVED that movie. LOVED it. I knew all of the songs, character lines, all of it. I knew it all. Annie was 11 years old, just like me. And while I certainly wasn't living the life of an orphan, I felt like I could identify with her on many levels.
So how did I not ever know that before Annie was a movie, Annie was a Broadway play? I must have been living a hard knock life, that's for sure because up ... [More]
16. February 2015 13:49
My family are Busch Gardens Tampa snobs. We love Busch Gardens and go as often as we can. Busch Gardens treats us well, and offers a "special needs" pass that allows us to quickly move through the park without the threat of meltdowns from my Ronin.
When Ronin was 3 years old we attempted our first Disney trip. IT WAS AWFUL. We spent over $600 for tickets to Disney MGM Studios during Star Wars weekend. We left the park in tears less than 2 hours later. It was simply awful.
Needless to ... [More]