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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Thompson River Valley, British Columbia




A picnic on the way to fossil hunting. Could there be a more beautiful view?

Good ideas are born from frustration. Case in point: IQuest--my gym. Again a sign on the door--open at 8:30. Again I had to drive home, missing my workout. I took Fernando on a run up the back of the mountain in the rain instead. However, Ground-Floor Fitness up the street has inspired me ( Miranda and John have a home gym they recently installed). I am seriously determined to outfit my retro rumpus room with gym equipment. I don't need much. I figure it will pay for itself in a year. That way, I can spend the extra time and money taking yoga and latin dance. I believe I will love to get my weight lifting done fast and conveniently in my home before I start my day. I love my current workout--it is killer and efficient. I'll need to go shopping for the equipment I'll need to best replicate my existing workout. I won't miss the gym socializing as my gym is always empty at 6 am when I go and there's never any eye-candy :P

Mist has Web training each morning--she applied to be a school leader this year and they're training them at the school this week before school officially starts next week.
I start my MFA classes next week too!

Peter and I took our darling poopsies to "Return of Nanny McPhee"last night. All was enjoyable except I left my purse at the theatre. After returning home, I realized it. Thank G the theatre kids are honest people. It was there, waiting in the office on my return.

Rain, rain go away...

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3 Comments:

Blogger Johan said...

First picture is like a painting, and a beautiful one at that. Last pic of Pip is also very nice...

September 1, 2010 at 12:59 PM  
Blogger theresa_hart said...

My feelings are hurt. I am the sister that pioneered the home gym! Give credit where credit is due.

September 1, 2010 at 2:25 PM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

Theresa:Yes--tis true--I' jut haven't seen it yet so it's not fresh in my mind to inspire me. Although Tabs has mentioned how she liked to work out each morning on your equipment.

Johan: Thank-you. I looked at the pic again and you're right. It would make an awesome painting.

September 1, 2010 at 6:09 PM  

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