Nearly 3 years ago, I wrote a post about my former home on York Street, preceded by a post about my home on 34th and Broadway. This trip down Memory Lane takes me to the site of perhaps the best memories and accomplishments, as well as the biggest personal trials of my life.... after the break. I … Continue reading Home: The Apartment on 3rd Street
One of my fitness/walking goals was to walk in a 5K. A secondary goal to that was to walk 5K in under 50 minutes. I haven't walked in an official 5K but I did just walk a 5K. In under 50 minutes. In the heat of the afternoon. Let's see if I can do it … Continue reading A Walking Goal Reached!
I was looking at a friend's Facebook page and came across a video that she had posted. It was a speech at a graduation ceremony by Denzel Washington. Interspersed with clips from some of his movies, Denzel talks about how he was flunking out of college, how a "look" from a woman at his Mom's … Continue reading “Night Walks”: Motivational Video
I have been on a 2-part Crusade of sorts: break down the 230-pound plateau, and get back below 215 pounds, the weight I was at after I had recovered from the Staph infection that led to my heart surgery. Some time in 2014 (I don't remember when), I had weighed myself at my friend's parent's … Continue reading Proof!
Louisville is recovering from an ice and snow "storm" as I settle into my in my own apartment again. Hey, 3-4" of snow and ice is more than we've had in nearly 2 years! Song: "City Living" by Hypnotic Brass Ensemble It's a Christmas Miracle - Louisville started 2018 with 5 DAYS without a homicide! ... and … Continue reading Inside The NEW Terrordome!
So, Wednesday was finally Moving Day! My dad, younger brother, my sister, and I met up at about 10:45 (with me on about an hour of sleep) to pick up the U-Haul Other than 2 bags of clothes and shoes that I want to donate, plus some other odds and ends, the loading went pretty … Continue reading “Night Walks”: Adventures In Moving II
Somehow, the 2+ week period between finding out that I was approved for the new apartment and Moving Day is now down to 1 week. Kinda fits in with theme of 2017 flying by. I am hoping to finish most of the packing by Friday. I won't be home on Saturday, the latter half of … Continue reading “Night Walks/Day Trip”: Adventures In Moving I