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I am just an ordinary 54 year old woman having extraordinary fun!  My fun right now includes:

  • barefoot and minimalist running, see
  • swimming and having a new pool in my back yard, see
  • triathlon training and learning not to be terrified on a bike, see
  • gardening on my acre and in my greenhouse, (this blog,
  • discovering how to be a grandma (going by the grandma name of “Lulu”),
  • sewing, but never completely following the instructions (mostly this blog, unless a project is particularly related to another)
  • studying Mandarin Chinese, see
  • exploring the concepts of political freedom and responsibility (on this blog now, moving soon to
  • learning about the stock market, economics, and accounting (even though it leads to ever increasing frustration with the government), (currently this blog, but will be moved soon to
  • non-institutional Christian fellowship, (will soon be moved to
  • food storage and cooking (this blog,
  • raising chickens in spite of the predators (this blog)
  • occasional traveling, (this blog, and, depending on the level of adventure!)
  • and, of course, I enjoy writing!

My husband and I have graduated from raising our seven children to adulthood; now we can enjoy family life in a whole different way.  I attempt to have a flexible routine, well peppered with daily improvisations because, although I like to plan, there is nothing like living life now! disclosures

Laura head shot

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