OMG – 5k Mud Run!

me completing the funnest obstacle at the 5k muddy leprechaun mud run - marini farm, ispwich!

For the past 5 years Marini Farm in Ipswich has hosted the “Muddy Leprechaun”, a 5k obstacle run through their muddy fields.  Every year I’ve wanted to do it, but since I don’t run, I never pursued it.  Until last year when I decided “who cares if I don’t run, I’m doing it!”  Hubby runs, so last Fall I asked him about doing this year’s mud run with me, but he wasn’t interested.  So I asked Abbie [who doesn’t run either] and she said “YES!!!”

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I’m a Caulking Dumbass

i used my finger to spread the caulk and remove the excess

To be fair, this was my first attempt using caulk where the results have to look “nice”.  I caulked the storm windows a few years ago [and made a mess], and caulked a few seams in the basement cage last month [and made a mess].  But last weekend I tried to caulk the kitchen counters and… made a mess.

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My Virtual Mission – Part 3

i virtually made it to the middle of lake michigan

Last August I shared my mission to virtually bicycle across the US from Ipswich, MA, to the Seattle Aquarium.  I am logging all the miles I ride on the recumbent bike at the YMCA & the miles I walk into myvirtualmission.com.  Each time I log new miles my virtual icon moves across the map. I am currently on a ferry in the middle of Lake Michigan.

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