• Bon Mots and Cheap Shots

    Laughlin, NV

    It’s like being in Hell. You can’t breathe through all of the smokers and you can’t eat in that damned town. The River Palm is a huge hotel with the world’s oldest HVAC system. You can barely breathe fresh air even on the the non-smoking floors. Luckily it was cold outside so fresh air could be found if you went somewhere alone. How do you mess up a baked potato? Ask the River Palm, they did it. How do you screw up hof brau style prime rib? Ask the River Palm they did it. Their food is designed for old people (like over 70 old) who can’t taste the difference…

  • Bon Mots and Cheap Shots

    AAU meet December 2, 2005

    Not bad for an old woman, two firsts and a second. Martin was gracious enough to cross me over into two classes that I hadn’t originally signed up for. He has a soft spot for me, I think it’s because I’ve always been easy going and not a pain in the butt. Did I want to deadlift? Jeez, I hadn’t been focused on deadlifting because I hadn’t entered that discipline, but I guess I could. And I did. I equaled my existing world/american record, but could not break it. I benched 192.8 which isn’t a world or american record and is about 10 pounds away from it. I’m happy with…

  • Bon Mots and Cheap Shots

    Welcome

    I’ve been asked repeatedly to journal my adventures. I will do that here. I have two other blogs, but I’m so out of control on the one that I cannot link to it with good conscience. It keeps me sane. The other chronicles the passing of my dog Toby. Toby had lung cancer, she only stayed with me for 19 months but she was a Gypsy Doberman and she stole my heart. She promised to trade it back later for my wallet, but she never did. Here I will discuss my: PowerliftingBody for LifeYogaGolfDobermans, mine in particularWineMustangsHome remodelingSwimming poolsBMW’sTravelsPickup trucks and country musicAnd if I can’t resist…politics.