2014 in Review: My WordPress Stats for 2014

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 18 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the […]

Back in the USA, Back on Track

Well, my contract aboard the Seabourn Sojourn is finished, and I’m officially land-based (making training much easier). Beyond just preparing for the Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Disney, Mom and I have other, even more important goals: Getting physically (and, as planning gets more intense, emotionally) fit for my wedding in June! So, we traipsed […]

Want AWESOME HEALTHY RECIPES? Look no further!

My father, Roger Hootman, just joined the WordPress community and created his own foodie blog! He is a stellar cook. Unbelievable. And the majority of his meals are healthy, high-fuel, and low-fat. Follow his blog for some of the best recipes of your life, and check out his first post below!   Homemade Yogurt. It’s Easier Than […]

PRing on a Disney Race?

Right readers: Question Time. Has anyone PRed on a Disney race or run a Disney Race for time, and if so, was it worth it? Basically, I’m set to walk the Princess 5K and Enchanted 10K with my mom, so there will be ample photo and character opportunities on those races. Thus, I’m considering running […]

Here We Go Again…

Turns out one race for charity wasn’t enough, so I’m back for Magical Miles Part Deux: Two Hoots, Three Races! Yup, I’ve signed up for the Disney Princess Half Weekend Glass Slipper Challenge AND Princess 5K, and I’ve roped Mama Hootman, who has never run a race in her life, into doing BOTH the Princess […]