Category Archives: Swimming

Weekend Update (from 2 weekends ago)

The weekend started out with SHARKFEST!  which is a swim from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park.  This was my 6th run at it and so far it was Sharks 0/21CM 5.  I intended to keep it that way but you … Continue reading

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Bia vs. Garmin 310XT on the swim

I have a new toy and her name is Sweet Bia. She is a new GPS device built by 2 uber smart and ambitious women who didn’t like what the market had to offer so they built their own. You … Continue reading

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Where is Thumbkin?

There’s a funny picture of Mr. Rogers apparently flipping someone off on the internet. I took one look at it and knew perfectly well that wasn’t what was happening. Mr. Rogers give someone the bird?  I don’t think so.  I … Continue reading

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Sharkfest 2009 – aka Suckfest

This year was the 17th annual Sharkfest swim from Alcatraz.  For me it was the 3rd annual.  I signed up for it immediately when registration went on-line last Sept or Oct because I just couldn’t wait to do it again!  … Continue reading

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Monday Tuesday – Long Weekend Update

I’m okay with a Monday Tuesday post because this Tuesday is Monday for most of us.  Monday was Memorial Day and I hope you all remembered to remember and honor those who died in service to our country no matter … Continue reading

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Dancin’ in the Moonlight

I just wanted to update everyone on my 3 AM masters swim.  It was fabulous.  The air was cold, the moon was full and  the pool was very warm.  44 people showed up to swim and we had 2 coaches … Continue reading

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Chums or Chum? That Was the Question

On Saturday June 28th I met up with FeLady, Mr. FeLady and their friends Mr. and Mrs. Chico to take my second shot at swimming from Alcatraz to Aquatic Park without getting eaten by a Shark. It was the FeLadies … Continue reading Continue reading

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Monday Monday – It’s the little things….

It’s Tuesday! So shoot me – I just didn’t feel like writing yesterday. I thought about all of you all week and all weekend as I blogged in my head repeatedly. I thought about how it’s the little things in … Continue reading Continue reading

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Monday Monday – It’s the little things….

It’s Tuesday! So shoot me – I just didn’t feel like writing yesterday. I thought about all of you all week and all weekend as I blogged in my head repeatedly. I thought about how it’s the little things in … Continue reading Continue reading

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Monthly 200s

When the pool is configured for short course swimming we do something called monthy 200s the first Tuesday of every month. If you have forgotten what day it is you are reminded when you see the coaches putting a tile … Continue reading Continue reading

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