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Current Playlist: The Killers
I have been listening to The Killers non stop since seeing them in concert in Vegas. Runaways is on constant repeat in my head.  I had seen them before and have enjoyed their music since their first album came out. I had stopped listening though more in a r...
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Current Read: Armada by Ernest Cline
I really enjoyed listening to Ready Player One that I went out and purchased the paperback of Armada . Another fun book filled with 80's sci fi references. Happy Reading! _______________________________________
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Current Read: Last to Die by Tess Gerritsen
This month's audiobook: Book 10 in Tess Gerritsen's Rizzoli and Isles series.  Happy Reading! _______________________________________
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Spring Break has come to an end. It has been an amazing week.  After a workout on Sunday. The family and I headed north to Bodega Bay for a couple nights. We stopped in Santa Rosa for some beer and lunch at Russian River Brewing Company before heading West ...
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Current Playlist: WorkOut Mix
 I realized while running the other day that I lose track on my audiobook. I was paying more attention to where I was going and making sure I didn't trip over anything, than to the story. So, I put together an hourlong workout mix for my running days. Happy...
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I think most people would prefer to listen to some music that motivates them while exercising but I like having a good engrossing book on audio that I can get lost in while out for a hike or a walk.  One hour of uninterrupted listening and getting my steps ...
I think most people would prefer to listen to some music that motivates them while exercising but I like having a good engrossing book on audio that I can get lost in while out for a hike or a walk. One hour of uninterrupted listening and getting my steps in for the day! Perfect, right?
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A Day in the Life
Trish of Love Laughter and Insanity , has once again asked us to join her in chronicling a day in our life.  So, here it is..  Wednesday, March 16th.  7:00 Alarm. Time to get up. I really do not like  Wednesday's . The little girl has to be at school  at  8...
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Out for a Hike
The weather has been pretty amazing lately.  It has been perfect for being outside and enjoying the many parks here in the Bay Area. So many trails to explore. One of my goals is to walk/run at least 10 miles each week and hiking through the parks around he...
The weather has been pretty amazing lately. Untitled. It has been perfect for being outside and enjoying the many parks here in the Bay Area. So many trails to explore. One of my goals is to walk/run at least 10 miles each week and hiking through the parks around here makes it so much easier to ...
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This running thing
I really hated running for most of my life. Up until a couple years ago I was unable to run more than a couple minutes. I would wheeze, my heart rate would skyrocket, my lungs would burn. I started running in small increments in Stroller Strides classes and...
I really hated running for most of my life. Up until a couple years ago I was unable to run more than a couple minutes. I would wheeze, my heart rate would skyrocket, my lungs would burn. I started running in small increments in Stroller Strides classes and then got timed on a mile in my first ...
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Somewhere Out There by Amy Hatvany
Somewhere Out There by Amy Hatvany Paperback and eBook, 368 pages Published March 2016 by Washington Square Press Source: Provided by the publisher for review, NetGalley This is a story of a young mom who finds it very hard to take care of her two young dau...
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Current Read: Somewhere Out There by Amy Hatvany
Somewhere Out There by Amy Hatvany Happy Reading! _______________________________________
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Trish of Love Laughter and Insanity , has once again asked us to join her in chronicling a day in our life.  So, here it is..  Wednesday, March 16th.  7:00 Alarm. Time to get up. I really do not like  Wednesday's . The little girl has to be at school  at  8...
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I am a stay at home mom of a preschooler. I am an avid reader and knitter. I also enjoy photography, music and arts of all kinds. 

If I am not sleeping, eating or taking care of the little girl, you will most likely find me with a book or needles in hand.
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