Family

what.makes.you.happy

  All of the sudden Spring is well under way and it feels like Summer is creeping in.  With IMTX on the horizon, it seems like there has been little time for blogging.  After Galveston, it was back to work for a few short weeks…but there was lots of play Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

jan/feb

Somehow these past few months have escaped me.  We went from the crazy holiday season, winter swimming and to all things winter. November and December were extremely mild…so much so I was able to ride my bike outside every month.  I think I was out the day after Christmas.  We Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

Unplugged

The holidays are fast approaching and everyone is starting to get a little eager for the snow to hit.  Off season seemed to have ended long ago and I am working on strengthening my weaknesses.  As we headed north for the holidays, we were welcomed with some of the best Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

8 is GREAT

Catching up on a big birthday!  Brianna celebrated with a Halloween party this year!    We did the traditional donuts on the string…and the kids thought that was a blast!  Bacon loved the end result in the yard for many days as well.    Bri continues to LOVE soccer….and tolerate Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

October Fun

I was excited for October…it is just a nice time here in PA!  Some fun updates.. Racing: Well there is none of that happening for me in October but we hit the race circuit to volunteer for one of our favorites local series: Here we are acting serious as the Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

Austin!

This weekend we headed to Austin with the kids.  Ryan had a conference here and we have never been to Texas. We thought, incorrectly, of course that the kids would have Columbus day off so they would only miss two days of school.   We have heard that Austin is Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

September here and gone….

Blink….and September is almost over!  Everyone headed to school this year and we are settling into a new routine.  Jack started kindergarten and he was SUPER excited to ride the bus…which lasted all of about 2 days before 45 min was a LONG time. Soccer still occupies four nights a Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

Raising IRONkids

The balance between training for long course events and raising a family is a tricky one.  When I first started training for the half ironman distance, my kids were 8 weeks, 2 and 4.  For the most part, this has always been part of their lives.  Now at 5, 7, Read more

By Stacey, ago
Family

annual trek across the US

Post Placid…we drove to IA, which we do every summer.  The kids love it.  We stop and see lots of friends and hit different places every summer.  This time we had company along the way.  Ryan’s brother and his crew of 4 came out to spectate and cheer.  We were Read more

By Stacey, ago