Thursday, February 17, 2011

No One Ever Has Called Me Stylish...

Except Luke.  He nominated me for the Stylish Blogger Award.
Thanks Luke.  If you haven't been over to his blog, you really should go check it out.  So, without further ado, here are 7 not so stylish things about me...

1.  I am convinced I am the same height as everyone else until I see a picture (proof) that I am indeed, shorter than...everyone else.
2. I think I am probably the last person in the universe to read this book (I am reading it now):
3. I believe everything is better with a little Sriracha.

4. My laugh is loud and very recognizable.  And I laugh a lot (warning to all Trakkers Teammates!) I was once on a ski lift at Sugarloaf laughing with a friend, and a friend skiing down below stopped, looked up and said, "Mandy?"

5. My back country trips feeds my soul more than anything else I do, it is something I need in my life.
View from Jackal Hut, March 2007 trip.  10th Mountain Division Huts, CO.
6. I believe anyone can do anything they really set their mind to, and that often people block the path to achieving their dreams buy using the word "can't".
7. Only 156 days until Ironman Lake Placid!!!

I am supposed to tag people to do this, but honestly I am not sure who has done this already and who hasn't, so if you think you are very stylish or want to do this, consider yourself tagged.

Have a great day!


Unknown said...

Love your list! And I'm with you on not reading the book. We have it, but I didn't read it.

Eeek - only 156 until Placid? That's awesome!

A Prelude To... said...

I love that snow picture - gorgeous! No wonder it feeds your soul.

I'm learning that "can't" really means "I will not". It's a choice.

Loved your list, you fashionable girl!


No, you aren't the only one that hasn't read the book. Gotcha beat by 60 days, 92 days until IMTX (had to go to the Carrot site to get that). Guess I better think about swimming some... think?

Anonymous said...

Hey - if anyone knows "stylish" it's Luke!

Christi said...

You are not the only one who has not read the book. I have not read it either. My trip to Mexcio feeds my soul and I haven't been able to go in 2 years. I miss it!

Emz said...

Ummmmm, I'm sharing #2 with you. {ok, that sounded gross but} . . . I'm on page 74.

Matty O said...

LOL at EMZ comment.

I haven't read it yet. Care to sell it to me when you are done with it?!

Loved your laugh comment and your height comment LOL. You are too much.

Have a great week girl!

Jon said...

Great post! That photo from Colorado is AMAZING!

Ironman By Thirty said...

I still need to read that one so you won't be the LAST person to read it :)

adena said...

I haven't read that book, I'm still on 'The Slow Fat Triathlete', I feel I need to graduate to that book. haha

You are awesome! How is Bailey feeling today?

Tri-James said...

YOU really CAN do anything - you just have to want to do it!

Unknown said...

What-ev-er! I tell people that you are quite stylish all the time! Especially now on that sweet new Kestrel!

I haven't read Born to Run. Annie bought it about a year ago too.

Heather said...

I haven't read the book yet either but it's on my list. I love Sriracha too. That picture with the snow is beautiful!!

One Crazy Penguin said...

I totally think your stylish! You trend setter, you :)

I'm totally with you on number 1. I'm 5'9" and I always think I'm the same height as people around me, especially people taller than me. Apparently in my head I think I'm 6'?

Lucas R. Tucker said...


Regina said...

My husband LOVES that hot sauce!! We had one that had gone past the expiration date so I tossed it....months ago....I still haven't heard the end of it.

Jill said...

#3 is a staple in my daughter's life - I'm learning to like it :). Love the list, the laugh made me laugh!

Jason said...

4. My laugh is loud and very recognizable. And I laugh a lot (warning to all Trakkers Teammates!) I was once on a ski lift at Sugarloaf laughing with a friend, and a friend skiing down below stopped, looked up and said, "Mandy?"

How can I say Ditto enough times to get you to understand I am the same way. What we have is called an infectious laugh. People here us laugh and they can't help laugh themselves.

Big Daddy Diesel said...

I havent read Born to Run

I like these post, fun to read

Molly said...

love that book. And I LOVE Sriracha! do you ever eat the chili garlic sauce? It's HOT.

TRI714 said...

Sriracha is awesome on chicken and raw fish !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Back country is where it's at !!.

Chris K said...

#4 cracked me up. Loved #6...kinda like in Star Wars" "Do or do not Luke, there is not try". See ya, Shorty.

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Aimee said...

I love your list!!

My husband loves that sriracha stuff, but it's too spicy for me!

Unknown said...

That picture is amazing. Can I live vicariously through you?

DRog said...

looooooooooooove Siracha!
that and Franks on everything

great news on BTR illl be interested to hear what you think of the story:)



Maria said...

My dad's laugh is like that...whenever I lose him in the mall or store, I just wait for him to laugh and I can find him! It's GPSs before GPSs!

The Green Girl said...

I'm Thai so I grew up on that sauce.

I think we may be sisters. I so don't think I'm short either. Not kidding, ask anyone I know. Ask my sisters.

CouplaHounds said...

On #2 - I'm not going to read it because I want the title for the last person in the universe to read it. You can't have it!

Black Knight said...

I like your list and the n° 4 is the best!!!!
I haven't read Born to Run but ... I know the song.
Have a good week.

Raegun said...

Congrats on the award. This is my first time had me at sriracha! :)

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