Monthly Archives: July 2011

On the road again

After just 3 days at home after our UK visit, I was on the road again.  What a whirlwind month July is turning out to be!  I drove 1000 miles from MA to IN for a work conference.  The actual … Continue reading

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Chuffed!

Chuffed is a classic British word: chuffed (adj.)  To be very pleased, proud or happy with yourself e.g. I just scored free tickets to the gig, I’m well chuffed! But there’s no better word to describe how I’m feeling today.  … Continue reading

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“The Journey” by Mary Oliver

One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice– though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my … Continue reading

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UK reflections, part 1

We’ve been in the UK for 5 days so far.  The weather has been gloriously sunny until this afternoon, so there’s been no excuse not to exercise.  I’ve been for several great walks around Teddington.  Having fast music on my … Continue reading

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Pre-trip musings

I was rewarded with a 2 lb loss at WW last Monday.  That brings me down to 180.6 and a total loss of 54.4 lbs in 25 weeks.  However, normality is about to go out the window – we leave … Continue reading

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