In the wake of the events of this past week, I am reposting this part of my site. Because it matters. Because I am here for you. Because I will not allow messages of hatred and fear to rule our lives, and because the water is a place for us to heal as we move … Continue reading
As the seasons change, and the days grow darker, good swimming continues at Swimcrest. It’s one of the things I love about having an indoor pool. When the weather starts to get colder, and we move toward that hibernation instinct, the water still beckons, a respite from the chill outside. Both kids and adults have … Continue reading
When I need to remember why I love this swimming thing, I’ll go back and watch this. A few moments of my swim at Lago d’Orta. So very lucky to have competed there this summer. Okay Italy, what’s next??
Thank you all for a summer of fun, challenge, silliness, and wonderful water time. I’m a lucky woman! You guys rock!
I am going to give you a warning before you read anymore: this post is going to be long, and a little bit gross. There. You have been warned. Now, read on to hear about my time at the Lago d’Orta Marathon Swim in Italy. Back in March, I happened to check that random message … Continue reading
Yes, I am basking in the afterglow. 3 years after I initially signed up for it, Stage 4 of the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim has been completed! I swam from the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge to the Bear Mountain Bridge in the Hudson River. When I signed up for Stage 4 in 2013, I had yet … Continue reading
Three years ago, I had a swim disappointment. A few days before Stage 4 of the 8 Bridges Swim in New York, I had to drop out. (See my post about it HERE.) At the time, it was to be my first swim of at least 15-miles, but with water temperatures in the low-60s, I … Continue reading
As open water season approaches and as I prepare for my next big swims, my lovely husband and I have put together a list of basic instructions for acting as kayak support for an open water swim. Please feel free to comment, add suggestions, disagree, and to share with whoever might benefit. I know I’ve … Continue reading