Uptown Girl (lispsugrl) wrote,
Uptown Girl

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So I've made my digital camera selection: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LXS1. And no I am not a fool that bought it off the manufacturer's website...I actually found a MUCH BETTER DEAL. Let's just say strike off a couple hundred at least;) I'm pretty excited as it seems to have all the features one could ask for out of a point and shoot with manual control. I'll do the happy dance when it comes...which it seems I will have in my hands by the end of the week!

So one may be asking...I've not heard anything about the swim thing you're attempting to learn. Well, my friends, I am happy to report that this past Sunday I trekked up to Riverbank to the big people's pool [otherwise known as the olympic sized, 50m pool]. It was definitely a lot harder as I will atest that 50 meters is a long ways...I kept thinking am I done yet? I'm really starting to believe in myself in the pool though...now don't get me wrong...it's still quite a chore as I have to think "do I breathe now" and "hey arm...you're not supposed to do that"...amongst other items of importance. But I have to remember...running was not such a "ho hum" activity at first. I consider it a victory that now I don't "cringe" at the thought of swimming...it's more of a "hmmph it's a swim day." This doesn't surprise me though as I've always been the 'go getter' and a challenge is always nice....keeps you on your toes!

In other news, Hood to Coast is just four months from today! Woohoo! I now have 9 team members which leaves 3 spots to fill. And even more exciting,....I've booked airfare to Portland as well as hotel rooms for the race for my team. Up next: booking airfare to Philly from Seattle so I can head down to Baltimore for wedding insanity, finding 3 more crazy people that want to do a 24 hour relay, and what the heck to do in Oregon/Washington the rest of the week:)

Filed under random: Saw Spike Lee yesterday along 5th Avenue. I never notice famous people but those glasses are so distinctive!
Tags: digital camera, hood to coast, swimming

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