39th Annual Prefontaine

” Go Pre!” Steve Roland “Pre” Prefontaine was an American middle and long distance runner. He was from Coos Bay, Oregon. He held seven records in 2,000 to 10,000 meters. Sadly, he died at a young age of twenty four in a car crash. From past couple of years, the city of Coos Bay arranges a ” Prefontaine.” It is a walk/run of 2miles, 5K, … Continue reading 39th Annual Prefontaine

Earplugs, please.

If you ever hear a lot of screaming coming from inside a high school gym, don’t be startled. It is probably a team of girls volleyball. I have never been to a volleyball game. The only volleyball I have encountered was in my days of high school. I just remember trying out and ouch. It hurts. The other time I witnessed volleyball was on the … Continue reading Earplugs, please.

Love? Hate?

Who doesn’t love snow? Well, it depends. If you have asked my daughter this question three years ago, you would have regret asking it. She would have given you a horrific, mind torturing scenario of snow. But now she has a different answer. The approach is positive. No, it’s not because I perfected my parenting strategies( I wish! I haven’t found a manual on how … Continue reading Love? Hate?

Go Bulldogs ( and others)!

There is no way I could write anything that would capture the energy of the swim meet. There were around three hundred kids. Poor pool was jammed.  It was packed. There were parents, athletes, and coaches by the dozens.  The small pool of North Bend was having one of the best meet. Swimmers were courteous to each other. They were only competing when in the … Continue reading Go Bulldogs ( and others)!

Note to Self 

My alarm went off at 7:30am. Already time to wake up. “How about I don’t go for PiYo today. I can do it in the evening class. After all, I am tired from yesterday’s workout. Have already worked three times this week. Ok. I will sleep. Thirty minutes passed. Can’t sleep. Feeling guilty. Urghhh… Why didnt I go!” Note to self: don’t listen to self … Continue reading Note to Self