Just my Thoughts

Holiday Planning and Holiday Plans

Have you ever thought of the holiday season that just began with Thanksgiving with disgust? I do every now and then. Usually, my disgust stems from a lack of planning. If I plan out my holidays – from gifts to wrapping time to shipping to baking, I love how the days flow and how I… Continue reading Holiday Planning and Holiday Plans

Collegiate Sports · Family · Just my Thoughts · Sports

Cornell Hockey

Last week, my daughter and I picked up a former classmate of hers from university and made what seems to be our annual trek to Cornell University. We live about 40 miles from Ithaca, New York and Cornell is an easy drive for a game or event, providing weather cooperates. The reason for the trip… Continue reading Cornell Hockey

Fitness · Just my Thoughts

Tram Challenge – A Race Recap

I ran a fantastic race while I was out in California. I discovered the Palm Springs Tram Challenge, a 6K run/walk that had a 2000 foot elevation increase, online. Since I would not have a car constantly at my discretion while in the area, I emailed my stepfather – the trip was still a surprise… Continue reading Tram Challenge – A Race Recap

Board of Education · Just my Thoughts · School Sports · Sports

State Championships

My children go to a school that is known for its academics, a school that is known for its music program and a school that is known for its sports. When you consider the high school – where sports are played most – has approximately 800 students, it is a miracle that there is more… Continue reading State Championships