2015 Boston Marathon Race Report

Last year, I called the 2014 Boston Marathon my most memorable marathon experience. This was for a number of reasons; “taking back our race” following the 2013 bombings, my first marathon after knee-surgery, done with celebrity guide Peter Sagal providing entertainment and encouragement for 4+ hours. I knew about each of these things ahead of

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Boston Marathon Morning

It’s pretty impossible for me to thank you all individually for such wonderful support, this year and for years now. I am continually humbled by your genuine kindness, and the Boston Marathon has become like another holiday in our house because of it. If you find my efforts inspiring, I must tell you that it

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Consider the Alternative

Never in our history has the power of the consumer been more prevalent, pronounced or obvious. Whether shopping for a new car, a nanny to watch your kids or a groomer to wash your dog, buyers today come armed with limitless information on products & services, good or bad. Word spreads fast, too – and

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Accessibility is an Ingredient

Imagine you’re a talented baker making a cake. You combine water, flour, milk and sugar in a bowl, mix it up, toss in a pan and into the oven at 450 degrees. An hour later, donning oven mitts, you take your fully-baked creation back out and start cracking eggs to be added. Clearly, this is

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A Timeline

Technology has improved our lives so much in recent years, especially in this digital age, but some of the assistive technologies we have today were developed on the foundations of ancient society.

Hokas Pocus – like magic, these shoes saved my marathon

My 2014 racing season has been one of rebuilding. Since a torn meniscus tabled my Ironman dreams in 2013, I’ve been desperate to regain my sense of “normalcy” for performance & training. Over 40 and aware that a “new normal” could be my only real choice, I embraced my denial and pushed on ahead. Beginning

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Back on the Bucket List….

I M Excited. I M Determined. I M Registered. I M Florida. November 7, 2015. Panama City Beach Florida.

Stay tuned…

IBM

1 week down as IBM Accessibility Consultant & Tester. Lovin’ the new job, and the raise don’t stink.

Bright Future

With deep, tearful appreciation to the wonderful people of HP and my 10+ years there… I am an IBM’er!