Monthly Archives: May 2016

Chicago weekend!

Two weeks ago my baby brother Jacob graduated law school from DePaul University. We decided to make it a weekend. We drove down on Friday and stayed in this fancy hotel! We scored a great deal on Hotwire. I love Hotwire! We got there later than planned on Friday, so we just ate McDonalds in […]

Mothers day 2016

It was a great day doing some of my favorite activities with my very favorite people in the whole world. It started with a long run of 13.1 miles. The run felt great! I ran the Lake Monona loop and nearly beat my half marathon goal. Ducklings! After running 13.1 miles, we went to brunch! […]

Congratulations Aunt Jeni!

Mother’s Day weekend was a busy one, starting out with my sister Jeni’s graduation! Jeni graduated with her masters in social work on May 7 from George Williams College of Aurora University! Jeni has worked hard for the last three years to earn her masters degree, going to school on weekends and coordinating a full-time […]

I’m running a half marathon in one week!

By the way… have I mentioned that I changed my race plan? I’m running the Madison half on the 29th of this month, rather than the Her Madison Half next month. That’s only a week away! What? I’ve been running so well. I remember at a point 2014 before running the Madison Mini feeling like […]

A perfect day in April

To continue my trend of very late blog posts… April 16 was the kind of day we’d been waiting all winter for! We started with a princess and super hero pancake breakfast at the high school. Peyton’s Spiderman costume is too small, so he just wore his Batman jammies. After the yummy pancakes the kids […]