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Sunday at Master’s Nationals

Another before sunrise alarm woke me up in time to prep my gear for the final day of competition at Nationals and to shovel down oatmeal and bananas. I dressed in my cleaned uniform and signature red hat for the … Continue reading

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Thursday at Nationals

Wow!  What a day! The alarm blasted off at 5:15 a.m.  I move like a snail in the mornings, no matter what, even on such a day as the first day of US Rowing Master’s Nationals Championships.  Brushing my teeth, … Continue reading

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Sunshine State Games

It’s summer in Florida and that means unpredictable weather season has begun again! After several years of summer drought, storms and winds plagued practice in the ten days or so leading up to Sunshine State Games.   I’d planned to … Continue reading

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Florida Master’s Regatta

I blink and it’s Thursday, five days after racing.   Just as quickly as the days have passed, so did racing at Florida Master’s Regatta. Florida Master’s A few distinct moments stick out in my memory of the Women’s 8+. … Continue reading

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Blown away at Sarasota Invitational

Sarasota Invitational has come and gone, and that means I finally have a little bit of free time back.  The two weeks leading up to SIR flew by. Each morning began with a workout, followed by eight hours teaching, and … Continue reading

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A deliciously difficult number one

The night before, I didn’t sleep–partially because of the idiots blaring America’s Funniest Home Videos next door, but also because I couldn’t calm down. The Novice 1x weighed heavily on my mind. I made it to the park in the … Continue reading

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How I dropped 10+ pounds

About this time last year, I went to Las Vegas and needed to buy a new pair of jeans.   I bought a sexy little pair of dark navy jeans that showed off my curves.  Alan liked. In July we … Continue reading

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