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Run United 2011 – The First Leg

29 Jan

The husbo and I are excited! We just found out that details of the first leg of Run United 2011 has been released!  One of my running goals is to finish a 5k run and this is my chance!  The husbo being the sweet person he is, told me he would run 5k in this even as well to keep pace with me.  Awww.  Anyway, here are the details:

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One Survivor. One Victor. A Fight to Death.

15 Dec

The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins. #1 New York Times Best Seller

“…I know the other’s survival means our own death.” – Katniss Everdeen

This is the reason for my absence.  I gave in and bought the trilogy because I thought, if my friend was right about how good it is, then I better have all three books on hand.  She said she was dying of anticipation before the third book came out.

The story is set in the future and starts in one of the poor Districts of the post-apocalyptic world of Panem, where a powerful government called Capitol holds power.   Panem rose out of the ashes of what was once known as North America. Continue reading