Sound of Music and our little girl

Ava has been singing since she was a baby- that is how she would wake up in her crib, singing:) We knew that it would be great to expose her to singing with others and receiving professional trg. At age 4 she joined the Calgary Girls Choir and loved singing with others, she had herContinue reading “Sound of Music and our little girl”

Ironman Couer d’Alene 2013-I signed up – Let the Adventure Begin:)

So this wasn’t at all how I envisioned signing up for my first IM. I was asked by a colleague about doing a triathlon in Couer d’Alene next year-2013, so I checked it out and it was only a 6.5hr drive from our place and I could of sworn I saw on the web aContinue reading “Ironman Couer d’Alene 2013-I signed up – Let the Adventure Begin:)”

How to Break Through

We were given a subscription “YES” magazine and it is has some wonderful stories on how much difference one person that is committed can make in the world. The first issue of 2012 is titled,“The Breakthrough”. Many of the comments made by various individuals really resonated with me. I feel they align with how IContinue reading “How to Break Through”

Insight from pro-triathlete-Melanie McQuaid

Comments below taken from Tri Canada Magazine-Jan/Feb Issue, Melanie talks about her collapse just before the finish line at the 2011 Xterra Worlds in Maui “Excellence is a continual journey up a staircase where there is no top step. Every time you think you are getting closer to the top, you are presented with aContinue reading “Insight from pro-triathlete-Melanie McQuaid”

Reflecting, Learning, Growing and getting Clarity for 2012

What did I love about 2011? Committed Triathlon training (hired a coach) Failing 1st Sprint Tri and then completing a sprint Tri the following weekend First Olympic distance Triathlon(despite fear of lengthy open water swimming) Kaslo weekend with immediate and extended family (family, sun, campfires) Great Concerts with wonderful people, U2 (Kyle, Warren and Kari),Continue reading “Reflecting, Learning, Growing and getting Clarity for 2012”