Divas Half Marathon

This past Sunday, I completed one of the items on my Mighty List – running a half marathon. I’m incredibly proud of myself for accomplishing this goal. If you’d have asked me a year ago if I would ever run a half marathon, I would have looked at you like you were a crazy person. I started running again (I ran track in high school) last February to lose weight. Little did I know that one year later I’d be running 5 days a week, 10 and 12 miles at a time! My cousin Meghan knew that I’d been running…

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Mighty List – Visit all of the National Parks

Photo of Mount Ranier from here Visiting all 58 of the US National Parks is one of the more far-fetched items on my Mighty List. The good news is that 8 of these wondrous treasures are right here in my home state of California, and that’s exactly where I plan to start. Below is a list of all of them, the ones bolded are in California. Acadia | American Somoa | Arches | Badlands | Big Bend | Biscayne | Black Canyon of the Gunnison | Bryce Canyon | Canyonlands | Capitol Reef | Carlsbad Caverns | Channel Islands |…

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Mighty List – Watch all of the Academy Awards Best Picture winners

Photo of Annie Hall from here One of the goals on my Mighty List is to watch all of the Academy Award winning Best Pictures. I put this on my list is because Mister P is a total movie buff and I knew he’d be game to watch all of these movies with me (strength in numbers!). Here’s a list of the winners over the years, with the films I’ve already seen crossed out. Some of my all-time favorite movies are among them, including Forrest Gump, Schindler’s List, and No Country for Old Men. What’s your favorite from the winners?…