Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

broken clock

like a broken clock, i have 2 favorite times of day - sunrise and sunset...

early morning runs (*and triathlons) are perfect opportunities to capture the colors... even though they never turn out like they look in 'real life'! =)

several times in my life, after an afternoon nap, i've woken up around 6:45-7:15pm and thought i'd slept all the way to the next morning =) very disorienting when that happens!

Monday, August 29, 2011


at the triathlon this past weekend, jim mentioned that he wanted to get some pics of people cooling off with their cups of water =) he has a cool shot posted on Terrell Daily Photo here. following his lead, here is my contribution to the meme =)

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Tri-Rock Triathlon

the 11th annual tri-rock triathlon was held up in Rockwall this morning. I'm thinking about setting a goal to do a triathlon next year =) maybe...

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Friday, August 26, 2011

evening stroll

tonight's pic was taken as i took a walk around my neighborhood this evening...

did someone say friday!! woot!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

historic home

today's photo is one from the archives, and one of my favorites among the historic homes in terrell. it will also be on the annual christmas tour of homes this year =)

Sunday, August 21, 2011

spring fall classic tri

photos from the spring fall classic tri, held at lake tawakoni state park on sunday, august 21, 2011.

i have more photos posted over on the texas daily photo facebook page here.

with this year's goal to complete my first half marathon... i'm thinking a triathlon may be a good goal for next year =) i guess i need a bike first.

Saturday, August 20, 2011


all this heat is causing the earth to dry up and crack... which, in turn, is causing broken water lines all over Texas... we. need. rain!

Friday, August 19, 2011

grass fire

always an exciting and tense time when you see a smoky brush and grass fire around here... after months of very little water and over 100 degree heat, the fields are like kindling ready to go up in smoke!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

BC says...

BC says HB to JK over at TDP...!!!

translation: happy bday to jim at terrell daily photo!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

iris theater

well, the week is half over. it's all downhill from here =)

i had my first visit to a chiropractor today... trying to identify the cause of my ongoing hip pain (aside from running) =)

Sunday, August 14, 2011

so long, sunday

well, here i am again. at the end of the weekend.

finished my hottest half 10k in a not too shabby 1:16:35... not my best time, but not my worst either... now i just need to get my distance up a little each week for the half in november!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

training course

today's shot is the running course i run every week in terrell.. it's an out and back course on hwy 34, and the total round trip distance is 1.7 miles.

makes it easy for 5k and 10k training... 2 loops is 3.4 and 4 loops are 6.8.

i guess for the half, i'll just have to run about 8 laps. [gasp]

Thursday, August 11, 2011


think i'm gonna go back to the new freebirds up in rockwall this weekend to grab a burrito and some more of these brownies... just can't seem to get enough of them for some reason...

happy friday!

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

ben gill lake

here's a pic of the lake down at ben gill park. the effects of the drought on the water level are pretty drastic.

here's a pic back in cooler times... the february snow storm where i wished for 100 degree weather... all this heat is my fault!

Tuesday, August 9, 2011


exciting and new...

when i took this picture, i didn't see the 2nd frog =) but i got several shots while they remained in this position....

Monday, August 8, 2011

rock n roll

a pic from the archives today... remember the alamo? =)

i added a link to the right hand column for the san antonio rock n roll marathon and half. my first half marathon! it's on november 13, so i have several months to train.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

another weekend's end

is another week's beginning... or whatever... =)

hot? yep... 37 days and counting down to breaking that 1980 record.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

on the road again

got up early this morning to drive out to McKinney for the Melon Dash 5k. Last year it was called the McKinney Historical run. It's a nice route that starts in downtown and runs through a historical residential area with some really nice homes.

Next weekend is a 10k. in 100* heat.... should be a good sweaty workout! =)

Friday, August 5, 2011


well, i woke up to find BC had partied a little too much last night... i knew i was missing some cervezas!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

downtown at night

tonight's photo was taken about 10pm... it was still almost 100 degrees!

hopefully we'll have a break to the heat in about 12 days (after we break the 1980 record) =)

we seriously need about 7 days of constant rain.

i'm a week behind on my half marathon training too... i'm going to have to go ahead and just run in the heat i guess, since this heat wave doesn't show signs of letting up anytime soon.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

lazy day by the lake

one from the archives today. today's photo was taken down at Town Lake in Austin when I was there for the Capital 10k in March.