Strawberry Dishes & Paper Dolls

by Runner Susan on May 18, 2011

in Aging, Family

My parents brought a few things that belonged my Grandmother during this past visit. One of the things I was looking forward to the most were her beautiful strawberry dishes.  I have such fond memories of these dishes and I can’t remember a time when these weren’t on the table. Among the boxes of knickknacks […]


It’s not fair they get to grow up

by Runner Susan on September 7, 2009

in Aging, Kenza Roo



by Runner Susan on August 15, 2009

in Aging, Family, Kenza Roo

So much is going on in my life that sometimes I don’t feel in control of what’s going on around me. I’m needing a time out, I think. But the most beautiful girl in the world is not taking a time out from growing. Kenza is already taller than me. How did that happen? When […]


So here is my “tan in a tube” arm against my white belly after one application. Not a huge difference, but I’m going to add another layer to the arms and legs and begin Operation Midriff Tan as well, today. So far so good. No streaking when riding or running and I’m not orange. The […]


Reward in a tube

by Runner Susan on March 17, 2009

in Aging, Running, Training Runs

Six miles today. 1:05:32. And felt FABULOUS. I’m so slow, but determined. I’m also the palest runner in the world. I’m fish belly white. I’m the whitest white girl on the white block. Why is it that pasty white fat appears fatter than tan fat? I guess fat follows the same basic black principles of […]


Today reading glasses

by Runner Susan on September 16, 2008

in Aging

I reckon tomorrow I’ll just keel over dead. Getting old sucks.