Rider’s (Instead of Runner’s) High

I first tried spinning on a cycle…believe it or not…on a cruise ship. I didn’t want to embarrass myself by a) not being able to keep up with the pace or b) somehow having a mishap in front of people I knew at the gym I belonged to at the time.On a cruise ship, I didn’t know a soul, except for my DH. But lo and behold, it was so doable and I immediately fell head over heels in love with the exercise practice. Continue reading “Rider’s (Instead of Runner’s) High”

#GYST on Labor Day

It has been a nice and leisurely weekend. With the Prophet in for part of the long weekend, we trekked over to Pinellas to visit mom, have lunch, and go to the movies. Somehow everyone agreed to my choice: “The Hitman’s Bodyguard.” Lots of profanity and violence, which ironically, only my DH was uncomfortable. Big fan of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson…so truly how can you go wrong? Entertaining and some high octane chase scenes. It is what it is and nothing more…just the right choice for an end-of-summer movie.

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News of the World Book Review

news of the world book reviewBook Title: The News of the World

Author: Paulette Jiles

Genres:  Adult Fiction, Historical Fiction

Pub Date: 10/6/16


In the aftermath of the American Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this morally complex, multi-layered novel of historical fiction from the author of “Enemy Women” that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust.

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Fab & Finished Friday

It was down to the wire last night, but I did manage to finish my “Free Your Fade” Shawl for Camp Loopy as well as my third project for PalKal 2017. However, it isn’t blocked yet especially since I wanted to wear to work today. Yes, a wool scarf in Friday sounds a little bit insane but it is like a meat locker in my office, and it works perfectly with jeans for Casual Friday.

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