Monday, August 25, 2008

I am going to stalk Dara Torres

But not in that creepy stalker way that gets you arrested.

No, I am just going to find out if it's possible for a humble mom blogger to get an interview with this amazing repeat Olympic medal winner who happens to train in a pool that's a 10-minute drive from my home.

See, that will be my angle, if I happen to get ahold of her manager: Wouldn't Dara Torres love to talk to a hometown girl like herself? She's a mom, I'm a mom. She's from here, I'm from here. She trains at the aquatic complex, I've been there. (I signed up my kid for swimming lessons there!) She's been to the Olympics, I've watched them on TV. She dared to dream of winning a swimming medal in her 40s, and I am daring to dream of winning an interview. We're practically twins.

How could she turn down an opportunity like this?

We'll see what happens.... What would you love to ask Dara?

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Blogger TheAngelForever said...

What a fabulous idea! I can not wait to hear how this progresses. I certainly wish you the best of luck getting a hold of her manager to set something up.

August 25, 2008 at 8:13 AM  
Blogger LceeL said...

I'd like to ask her if she wants to have her way with me?

August 25, 2008 at 2:34 PM  
Blogger CaraBee said...

That is great! She's pretty amazing. I can't imagine the dedication to begin Olympic training so soon after having a baby.

August 25, 2008 at 9:13 PM  
Blogger Guinevere Meadow said...

That would be SO COOL!!

August 25, 2008 at 10:42 PM  
Anonymous mrsbear said...

That would be awesome. You might not want to use the word stalk when you talk to here people, though. lol. Loved the photos. You guys could be sister. ;-)

August 25, 2008 at 10:55 PM  
Blogger CrackerJacks said...

Wow, I wish I looked like that!

Thanks for stopping by today!

August 26, 2008 at 12:15 AM  
Blogger Mommy Mechanics said...

OMG that picture is so funny. You crack me up! I hope you get the interview, can't wait to read it.

August 26, 2008 at 1:15 PM  
Blogger LceeL said...

Just so you know -- I'm fine. Just fine. I'll be around for for Dara to molest for some time to come. Provided, of course, I don't step out the door and get creamed by a bus.

August 26, 2008 at 2:50 PM  

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