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Selfies gone wrong.....

Try as we might we just aren't able to fit all of us in the picture. First we try this angle, then another but to no avail...

Partial heads here and there....

Glazed over looks as we try again and again and again.

Laughter....boatloads of laughter as we check and try again. This one will surely be the ticket....but no. LOL! I need a bigger camera lens!

And finally.....at least bits and pieces of each of us is in this picture. :)

It's a circus around here!

For Mother's Day this year my little's put on a circus for me. They planned it all out all by themselves. They were so excited! Here they are in their "circus attire".

Nolan and Samuel were clowns....who would have guessed?! LOL! They ran around chasing each other, falling down and doing funny stunts. It was a hoot! :)

Gabriella had Hezekiah doing doggy stunts. Way to go you two!

Connor walked his version of a tightrope. He did cartwheels and spins without falling off!

Kyalynn was a trapeze swinger. She used the swing and did stunts. Best picture I could get as  I was on the edge of my seat and saying over and over, "Be careful. Oh! Be careful!" LOL! 

Then it was off to cool off in the pool. And cool off you do as the pool is FREEZING!!! LOL!
Just ask Sam.....brrrrrrrrrr!
We ended the evening with our first campfire of the season.  Burnt marshmallows are the best! :)

Running against R.A.D. update....

It's been awhile since I've updated about my running adventures. In fact, since my last post about running I've since joined a running community that I love! I glean wisdom, encouragement and much laughter from them. It's such a diverse group.....newbie runners, old, young and everything in between. Some run less than a mile while others run 200+miles at a pop! Mostly all of us are trail runners and the pictures they share are breathtaking!

I am still slogging away against this dreaded disorder that affects my child and ultimately, ALL of us in the home. It is hard. It is frustrating. It is crazy. Some days it is unbearable. Some days are good, some days are not so good. Running gives me an outlet. It's just me and my dog, him happily flitting here and there and me huffing and puffing along. :)

Two weeks ago I was in my first race in 2 1/2 years. It was a 10 mile run. I have NEVER run that far in my life! The furthest I had run up to this point was 6 miles and that w…