June 2009 archive

Dinner and RSL

Tonight we went out with Ryan and Mandy for dinner at Chipotle’s…then caught an awesome Real Salt Lake game compliments of Mandy’s dad’s work. RSL trashed Toronto 3-0 with a few really pretty goals. The weather was perfect–and I mean perfect–for a night out like that. We even got to get a picture with Leo […]

Rock Cliff Triathlon

This morning I completed my first triathlon, the Rock Cliff Tri at Jordanelle Reservoir near Park City. I know it’s only one…but I’m hooked. I’ve already signed up for another–the Moab Xstream off-road triathlon on Labor Day. Here’s a quick recap: We got up at about 5:30 so that we could pick up [my support […]

Needles and Nurses

Before becoming a certified nurse, Kendra needed to pass one last phlebotomy test–drawing blood from the arms and hands of brave volunteers. I was coaxed into becoming one such volunteer. Admittedly, I had some reservations….but she did awesome. I’d trust her with my veins any day. Check out the aftermath: The following night we went […]

Massive Moab Trip ’09

For the third consecutive year, Kristie and I made it down for the annual Massive Moab Trip for a weekend of hiking, camping, thrill-seeking and all around good times. It’s hands-down one of the best summer trips you could imagine. For additional context, read the intro to the post of last year’s trip. WARNING: This […]

Canyon View Hiking

So lately I’ve taken up trail running because I find it infinitely more enjoyable than pounding the pavement. It feels like hiking, just twice as fast. So while the hills are killer, the views and the escape make it one of my new favorite pasttimes (thanks to Nathan for re-igniting this fire). Anyways, I recently […]