Archives for June 2014

5 Reasons Your Child Should Join a Summer Swim Team

All four of my kids have participated in summer swim team since they were five years old.  With a name like Codd, we better have swimmers, right?  Our neighborhood pool, Gregory Seahurst Swim and Tennis Club, is where all my kids participated in swim team. The memories over the … [Read more...]

Watch me Rock ‘n Roll!

Yesterday I completed my first half marathon, the Rock 'n Roll Seattle.   My best friend and health coach, Liz Barrett,  urged me to participate as she was coaching several gals from her hometown, Coeur d’Alene, ID. Before the Rock 'n Roll, I'd never ran in a race before … [Read more...]

Usher the Aqua Man

My renaissance man and I try to frequent different happy hours in Seattle at least once a week as a quick date, time to connect and to try new places.  We included a couple of friends yesterday to our outing at the gorgeous waterfront restaurant, Aqua by El Gaucho. Aqua … [Read more...]

Prada Outlet – the Best of Italy

When you think of a trip to Europe, you think of eating, drinking wine and, of course, shopping!  Since the Euro has been set around the equivalent of $3.35 USD for a while, us Americans need help where we can get it to squeeze our weaker dollar farther.  This is where outdoor … [Read more...]

Two Graduates from our Little School of Fish

I'm sure you all are attending a bunch of graduation parties during this past couple of weeks.  Last week we had two graduates in the family, our oldest daughter, Sydney who graduated from the University of Washington and our youngest son Paul who graduated eighth grade from St. … [Read more...]

Yes, I Marched Against Monsanto

"If it doesn't have a label, it's not on our table."  This was one of the chants yelled during the March Against Monsanto rally in Seattle a couple weeks ago - calling for the permanent boycott of GMO's or genetically modified organisms.  I was one of the passionate  sign holders … [Read more...]