Yeah, yeah, yeah -- I know how cliche is the title? But the thing is, that is how I am looking at this year. Not only am I challenging myself with different things, but I want each week to be a new type of challenge for me. A new workout challenge. A new cooking … Continue reading New Year, New Challenges!
Country music, an outdoor concert, friends, and I get to do this as part of my job?!? YES PLEASE! This past Friday, my corporate company put on a FANTASTIC concert for a GREAT cause. Cox Communications and K95.5 hosted the annual Cox Community Concert featuring Thomas Martinez (a local artist), LANCO, and Josh Turner. In … Continue reading Working with great friends is a blessing!
The last two days were Monday and Tuesday - they were the days that I truly ended up soaked to the bone; whether it was from the pouring down rain or wading through thigh-high water, I had to dry my clothes and sanitize them to be safe. Day 4 Monday - we left San Antonio … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey: Day 4 and Day 5
The damage and devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey hit me twice over a 5 day period. Once on day 3 and another time on day 5 (which I'll get to later). Day 3 took us from San Antonio into Corpus Christi and then onto Rockport. The road to Corpus was a slightly longer road trip … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey: Day 3
Since my last post we've made it back to Tulsa after spending five days in Dallas. I'm going to post about each of these days to the best of my ability with pictures. To start - each day was rough in its own way. Whether we were seeing flooding, damage in Rockport, or more flooding … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey: Day 1 and Day 2
Hurricane Harvey is the first hurricane to hit the Texas coast since Ike in 2008 and the first hurricane to make landfall as a MAJOR hurricane (at least Category 3) since Rita in 2005. Rainfall amounts in the feet instead of inches and record flooding are both possible and expected with this storm. When I … Continue reading Yes, I did volunteer to drive 10 hours for a hurricane
Pushing myself to go to the gym this week and start my change to being healthier is like waiting for storms to initiate...you just wait, wait, and wait some more. The chance for storms continues in my area throughout the week - that means looking at all the computer models every few hours to get … Continue reading Waiting for Initiation