Designing Military Tag

Love is in the details

Last night while attending the Society of Women Engineers meeting at BuildIt Workspace – Yes, I crashed that event! 😉 – my engineering ignorance came to mind: Designing tags will be so easy.  NOT! Not all adhesives stick. Not all paint covers.  Prototype templates need designing. Measurements must be calculated, chemicals must be measured.   Let’s Read more about Love is in the details[…]

Lilyvette Rodriguez

Annemarie brings a fresh perspective when she speaks about corporate social responsibility. Her passion for seeing change in community and our planet starting with the power of one, inspires all to take up the challenge, no matter how small or large the contribution. ~ Lilyvette Rodriguez, National Conference Chair; WinDS (2014)

Ironman checklist

Ironman Check List

Leaving tomorrow morning @ 4:15 a.m., and driving to Napa with a few tri friends. It’s the best of times, and the worst of times.  And that’s because there’s so much to do. The “check list” seems never ending, and the one I use also has some questionable items, like “Crack Pipe”.  Hummm.  Where did Read more about Ironman Check List[…]

Can somebody find my teeth?

Done with week 3 of training, and already encountered a few physical set-backs. The week started with a strained right bicep tendon, making it impossible to swim freestyle and quite painful to ride longer than 30 miles. Not wanting to loose training time, my swim has consisted of kicking and the breast strokes. Thinking positive, Read more about Can somebody find my teeth?[…]

swimming slow as a turtle

This evening I joined my Masters Swim group to work on distance swimming. Sadly, I  admit that I swim in the slow lane, and tonight I shared a lane with a woman who’s five months pregnant.  I’m also sad to report that she swam faster than me … ;-( … even when I was wearing Read more about swimming slow as a turtle[…]

Hello world!

Welcome to my personal site. Okay, I did it. I signed up for the ’10 Arizona Ironman, and yesterday I bought “Training plans for Multisport Athletes”. No turning around now. Please, please, please pray for me. From now till November will be a wild ride. Good news. I am dedicating each leg of the race Read more about Hello world![…]