Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Something Cheerful for Ironman Wisconsin

It's that time of year again. That's right. This Sunday, my insane husband will, for the tenth time, start an Ironman race. He's finished six and didn't finish three, and no one knows what Sunday will bring.

But, either way, I'll have fun because I'm an Ironmate, not an Ironman. Those folks are crazy.

In honor of the start of our Wisconsin journey, I'm posting two cheerful cards inspired by this pin.

If you're interested in following our adventure in Madison, I'll be blogging it on Questioning my Intelligence. Maybe it will jumpstart my writing over there. It's been a while since I posted.

Swim 2.4 miles. Bike 112 miles. Run 26.2 miles.

A whole bunch of crazy is about to happen.

stamps: Hero Arts Borders and Arrows, My Favorite Things Party Patterns, Hero Arts discontinued sentiments
ink: Kaleidacolor (arrows); Hero, Memento, Archival (dots); Memento Luxe black (sentiments) 
paper: Papertrey
accessories: rhinestones, craft foam, glue


  1. Good luck to George! I'll follow along as much as I can on Sunday. In previous years, I've very much enjoyed your Ironman posts!

  2. Love these Susan. Good luck to George - may it be a injury free race.

  3. Eeek! You're going to be in my city, Madison! I haven't gone to watch the Ironman for many years, but perhaps this year I will. It would be a thrill to see or meet you (right--in the midst of thousands of milling people). At least I know what you look like. If someone accosts you on Sunday, don't be alarmed. Best of luck to George!

  4. P.S. I meant "accost" in the best possible way. Not scary.

  5. Send me an email! Susanraihala at roadrunner dot com!

    1. Just did that. But I typed your address as Hope that is correct.

    2. Just did that. But I typed your address as Hope that is correct.

  6. I love your annual IronMan recaps. Sending lots of luck to George!!

  7. I'm looking forward to hearing about how the Ironman goes. Your card design is so eye catching. Great colors!


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