I’ve had a good time working my way through all of these challenges. Obviously, some are more fun than others. If you’ve ever sewn on a button you know that it’s not for entertainment. But, I have to say this challenge was the best. I’m not exaggerating when I say we have been a Marine […]Read More Much Appreciated
With this challenge we are moving from learning a solid life skill to more of a life-expanding experience. ATTEND A PROFESSIONAL SPORTING EVENT. I have attended many professional sporting events in my life. I grew up watching the local minor-league hockey and baseball teams in Oklahoma City. Heck, I even watched the National Finals Rodeo a couple […]Read More Do You Believe in Miracles?!
This challenge brought up a bit of an irrational fear of mine. I don’t like needles. Not in the I’m afraid of shots way, although I don’t love those either, but more in the I’m going to step on a needle! way. I don’t think I’ve ever stepped on a needle before but apparently it’s a real concern […]Read More Needles, Shanks & Irrational Fears
The latest challenge appears simple on the surface and could easily be dismissed. LEARN HOW TO SEW ON A BUTTON. I’ve sewn a button or two in my time. I don’t sew, so any button-sewing for me is strictly in repair mode. I used to be one of those people who saved those replacement buttons that come […]Read More Buttons Are Gross
It’s taken me a while longer than I’d like to get this next post going. The next challenge is a big one and I’ve actually been working on it for about a month now. RUN A 5K. I’ve never RUN a 5K before. Once upon a time I did run track. Middle-school track, if you […]Read More Walk a Mile (or 20) in My Shoes