Getting Our Groooove On


What do you do for love? What do you do for yourself? In the end, is there really any difference?

The Best Laid Plans of Cardinals and Men


What happens when one man’s plans run smack into his wife’s (many) issues…and a small, red bird?

In Praise of Swim Teams and Step-Daughters


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Want to keep your kid on the straight and narrow path? With our Brady Bunch of 5 kids and endless activities, my husband and I have found no better method than hard core swim team. Think of it as our contribution to their eventual membership in the “outliers” club.

Who to Follow: The Road Bicycling World


It’s a big, noisy world out there, so who must you absotively posilutely follow to be in the know for road bicycling?  Let me make it easy for you by sharing my list, below. Don’t forget, many of the tweeps/bloggers have Facebook fan pages, too.  And to follow ME, @pameloth, http://www.pamelahutchins.wordpress.com, FB: http://www.facebook.com/pamela.hutchins.author. You’re welcome … Continue reading

Multi-tasking: Writing and Athletics Strike Again


Editing Kona (WIP) continues while I am completing a three hour ride on my bike.  Next weekend is the MS 150 ride from Houston to Austin (donate here), and I need the time in my own saddle on my own bike but will spend all this weekend at the DFW Writers’ Conference (yay!), so riding … Continue reading

Creature from the Black Lagoon


Just when I thought I knew who I was as an athlete – a very slow distance trail runner – my foot announced that I was mistaken. Every specialist I have spoken to, including my wunderbar husband, concludes that the sport for me now is swimming. There’s some problems with this: I hate to swim and I have a phobia of dark water. What’s a girl to do?

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