Thursday, August 6, 2015

Pictures from my Phone & Weekly Distractions

Now that Ironman training is really, truly over for the first time in several years, I'm not quite sure what to do with myself anymore. I mean, there's eating and TV, of course. But I don't know what order to do those things in.

I did, however, spend my evening yesterday peeling and chopping mangoes with Anna and Emma because Craft Lake City is baaaaaa-aaaaaack. We will have our usual schyzophrenic Polynesian/Argentinian food stand on Friday and Saturday at Gallivan Center downtown. If you're attending the free festival, (I think it's free?) please stop by and say hi. Tami misses you.

And until then, your Pictures and Distractions:

I somehow got locked in the room I was staying in at Sam's house. I sought help, unsuccessfully, from Young Wade until I finally had to take the door off the hinges using objects I could find in the room. Note the time stamps on the above texts.

Paul Cyclemon ready for the race!

Cathie keeps assaulting me via text with as many awkward post-race pictures as she can. 

Mr. Pants sent me this picture from Brianne's phone on race day to wish me luck. He's always so thoughtful. 

Stranger Picture of the Week
In Washington DC. Heaven help us all. Thanks, Allana.

Crap to distract you from whatever you're supposed to be doing:

Funniest things kids have ever misunderstood. Thanks, Cara.

Four of the weirdest things the Nazis ever did. Thanks, Jacy.

The ten most dangerous places in Utah. Thanks, Tyson.

Australian man beats shark to death with his own severed leg. Thanks, Rob.

8 excuses to eliminate in order to succeed. Thanks, Tom.

What's your spirit mullet. Thanks, Jackie.

Turn off your cell phone on the plane (LANGUAGE WARNING). Thanks, Matt.

National Geographic changes its map to reflect effects of climate change. Thanks, Brian.

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  1. I was watching American Ninja Warrior, and none of them had as wonderful as hair as you. So, looks like it shouldn't be too hard as a next goal, eh?

  2. " I'm not quite sure what to do with myself anymore. I mean, there's eating and TV, of course. But I don't know what order to do those things in."

    All at the same time. Duh.

  3. Does Wade not care about you? Was he getting even for you hitting his car?

    1. I think he left me in there so I could think about what I did.

    2. I guess you need to be punished then:

  4. Things Kids Misunderstood - My little sister's name is Nichole, and when she was 3 she called herself Toll. We used to have ads on the radio that would say "toll free" and then the phone number - and she used to look astounded (every. single. time) and say "that's me! Toll free!"

  5. Arctic ice - wow. I'm curious to see what the map of the Antarctic looks like, and whether it has changed as drastically. If it has, then we are in seriously deep doodoo. No ice in the Arctic by the end of this century? Sucks. I won't be around to notice, but it still sucks.

  6. I walked past your booth at Craft Lake but you guys were swamped and I was too intimidated by your good looks to come say hi. :)

  7. Lol same. Except I just stood across from the booth and appeared to be debating whether I should get watermelon/coconut juice, or mango/pineapple juice. In reality I was pondering how awkward saying "Hi, I don't know you, but I read your blog. Goodbye" would be. My friend told me I was weird, so we left.