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Tripping to CT!

Tripping to CT!

Greenwich CT, Old Greenwich, Stamford and Rye.   After our recent weekend on the road to DC and back, this past weekend we decided (Chilli and I) to explore much closer to home. So we went on a huge 45 minute train ride out to Stamford Connecticut. Once we arrived, we picked up a hire … Continue reading

Chilli and I do Montauk

Montauk.  Again.  We can’t and wont get sick of it – back again next weekend = happy gals (speaking for Chilli too).  This time we stayed at the Yacht Club.  It was OK, great amenities but a bit too far out of town for our liking.  Highlight was spending my Sunday on the hotels mini … Continue reading

Montauk baby, July 2013 I told you I would go back.  The highlight this time outside of Montauk itself was that my wonderful Chilli Sparkles survived her first train trip. 3 hours spent inside a bag.  Super cool, so proud! She also learned to ride me on my bike, which is pretty handy when I’m … Continue reading

How to recover from foot surgery

Riverview B&B Nyack 3 weeks ago I hard surgery on my feet.  Yes both of them.  I had a condition called Hallux Rigidus which is fancy Dr speak for rigid big toe apparently.  I had to have a bilateral cheilectomy and youngswick austin osteotomy.   They shaved off my bone spurs and put a screw … Continue reading

Proudly iron like

Niagara Falls – and an almost FALL. After the ironman adventure was done, it was on to the next adventure.  As it turns out, Niagara Falls is a mere 2.5 hours drive from Syracuse, so why not keeping driving we thought.  Straight after the race was done, we hopped in the car and high tailed … Continue reading

Quassy triathlon

I had no idea just how beautiful Conneticut is.   Two weekends ago, I set off (somewhat reluctantly) with my triathlon buddies for a race in Middlebury CT, starting and ending at Quassy amusement park.    We faced tough traffic as we headed out (standard on a Friday from NYC!), and it was a long … Continue reading