Posted in August 2012

My First Race

I just signed up for my first “race” — working toward #18: Complete some type of marathon/5K/race. I’m not a runner (refer to awkward picture above). This past year I recently ran an entire mile without dying and I nearly cried tears of joy. Don’t judge me. So, I just wasn’t born to be an … Continue reading

Tilapia Corn Chowder

Done! #17: Make One New Food Dish a Month, August Edition…Tilapia Corn Chowder Noted below are my changes to the recipe. INGREDIENTS 2 ounces bacon, (about 2 slices) —> I probably doubled the bacon. Duh. 1 teaspoon canola oil —> I used olive oil. 1 stalk celery, diced —> Omitted. I hate celery in my … Continue reading

Go Horseback Riding With Kris

Also in Lake Tahoe, I went on a horseback ride with Kris and my dad, which counts toward me completing #32: Go horseback riding with Kris. Helmets were worn. Safety first. I’ve been horseback riding once before, and apparently Kris has the riding skill level of Tobey Maguire’s character in Seabiscuit. After a bajillion years with … Continue reading

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hot Air Balloon Ride

The moment I booked my plane ticket to Lake Tahoe for a family vacation, I knew I was going to complete my hot air balloon ride there. And complete I did: #4: Hot air balloon ride. The only person in my family who I knew would be 100% down for this adventure was my dad. … Continue reading