Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day!

I hope that you don’t have to work today and that you are able to spend time with your friends and family.  Today is a day to be thankful and to remember all of the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for this country so that we can enjoy our freedom.

MacGyver and I are keeping it low key.  The Kid is off today and so the three of us will probably do a little BBQing but other than that we don’t have any real solid plans, that’s sort of the way the whole weekend has been thus far.


I ran 35 miles last week, spread out over 6 days.  I took a rest day on Sunday.  I was going to walk a bit on my treadmill but MacGyver is determined to teach all of the animals how to use it and so it was occupied.

ducks on the treadmill

Cmon Daisy, this thing is just ducky!

I also got quite a bit of housecleaning done.  I like to wake up very early in the morning to water my plants and sweep the floors before anyone else gets up.  I find it cathartic but MacGyver thinks it’s weird.  He woke up early on Saturday and after looking all over the house for me he finally came out to the lanai where I was sweeping up the floor.

Sweep walking

He just shook his head and looked over at the dogs who were out there keeping me company and said, ‘Mommy’s sweep walking again guys.’  He cracks my shit up.

Later in the day yesterday I did manage to get a little crafty and make another mermaid.  What do you think?


I’m going for a run this morning and then I’ll be spending the day with my family giving thanks for all of those who gave their lives so that we can enjoy our freedom.    I hope you have a wonderful holiday.

What are you doing today?