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Mike Thompson’s Wish

The TriWives just had to share our friend and guest blogger, Mike Thompson’s holiday wish with our readers, because we liked it so much and totally agree.  We are all special and should be striving to reach beyond the ordinary.  We’ve all had a loss or event happen when we’ve thought just how short life is and vow to live everyday to the fullest.  But,…

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OFF SEASON AND THE TRI FAMILY – A NEW DYNAMIC?

With race season most likely over for the majority of triathletes, indoor training is probably becoming the norm – especially if you live on the east coast or Midwest.  Chances are your family dynamics are going to change along with the training pattern, too.  There will still be time devoted to the sport, it will just take a bit different path.  There will be less…

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Designing Triathlon Spaces – An Indoor Bike Training Room

Hopefully, you read our Designing Tri Spaces – Storing Your Bike article and would now like to move on to designing a total training room.  Or perhaps, you just need to find a space for all that gear that comes with doing triathlons and need some help knowing where to start.  Arlene Avidan, of Avidan Architecture & Design, is back to show you how uncomplicated it…

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4 SCRUMPTIOUS DESSERTS FOR A HOLIDAY MEAL (OR ANYTIME)

Tis the season for being invited to friends’ and families’ homes for holiday meals. Perhaps you’ve been asked to bring dessert or perhaps you just want to make these for yourself. We have 4 great ones that are sure to please; 3 made healthier and 1 thrown in just because it’s SO good and hey, doesn’t everyone need a little chocolate in their lives. These…

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LIFE WITH A TRIATHLETE – TOP 10 QUOTES OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER

We have found over the years that living with a triathlete provides many unforgettable and often unbelievable statements that give pause.  Some of what comes out of their mouths just has to be shared.  But, we’ve also found it’s not just the triathlete that utters these comments; we’re often just as guilty as is the rest of the family. So, we decided in the spirit…

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Designing Triathlon Spaces – Storing Your Bike

We were recently visiting friends at their newly remodeled house in Maine.  The conversation just naturally steered towards triathlons, training, and then towards tri spaces – we had two triathletes and an architect present.  My first inclination was to figure out how to turn the conversation into an article for The TriWives and my second  was to convince our architect friend, Arlene Avidan, to redo OUR…

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