Monday, May 24, 2010

Graduation and Job

Well, I just wanted to make a quick announcement. I realized that not everyone had heard yet, but I got a job! Two Mondays ago, I visited Nebo School District and got a job offer to work as a Speech Therapist at two of their high schools or one of their elementary schools. I thought I would have been thrilled about getting an offer, but there were some reservations with this one. Well, really just one reservation, the location. Nebo is in Spanish Fork and about one hour commute. That equals two hours of driving each day. So I told her I would take a few days and think about it. Rory and I considered our options, which even included moving to Utah County. That same day, I emailed everyone that I had interviewed with thus far. Long story short....Granite School District made me an offer two days later! Huge weight lifted to say the least! The week before, I was crying that I would never find a job. Well, after six interviews and tons of applications, I finally have a job!

Oh yes, May 6th, I graduated! I am now officially a Master! (in Speech Language Pathology in case you didn't know...) Here are some pics...

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

New Blog!

Hello blogger friends.

I wanted to start a new blog about my adventures in Triathlons. I get a lot of people asking me how things are going and what events I am doing next. I also didn't want to take over our family blog with just triathlon news so below is my triathlon blog. It would be cool if you would add it to your blogs that you follow and come check it out every so often. I want to share this exciting sport with others and can try to help any one that has questions about triathlons. I am not an expert but have learned a ton over the past few months. I also made a big announcement on the blog the other day it's about two post down and it's a big one for me.

Thanks for your love and support!

Rory Duckworth

New blog:
Swim Bike Run... The life of a Triathlete:

Sunday, May 9, 2010


Sorry, we have been slacking on the blog updates. Here are a few pictures with some captions on what we have been up to.

Courtney's birthday: we bought her a bike, 2010 Scott Contessa Speedster. We have been riding a lot to get ready for our triathlons.

Salt Lake Marathon: I did the half and got a PR(Personal Record). It was a lot of fun!

Spring Sprint Tri at the Kearns Oval Center: Courtney's first Tri! She did awesome. I lost 1st by 5 sec's. Kelly my sister did awesome also.

St. George Ironman: I volunteered the whole week before. It was a blast and my brother Ryan finished and did great!

Courtney's Graduation from graduate school with M.S. in Speech Language Pathology! I am so proud of her! She is still searching hard for a job but we are hopeful to find something great soon.