I set out to run a total of 500 miles in 2014. Late this fall, inspired by my niece, I decided to kick it into high gear and complete a 100 day streak - which would force me to complete my mileage goal. There were days when I really really did not want to get out … Continue reading Shut Her Up
As a mother of military kiddos, I often marvel at the idea of living in a small town, putting down roots, and having them grow up from kindergarten through 12th grade in the same school district. Does anyone do that anymore? It seems like it would be idyllic in some ways, a nice idea, but … Continue reading Big Time Small Town
Not only was the subject of friendship a WordPress Daily Prompt today, but it's something that I've been mulling over the past few weeks. Last weekend I had the pleasure of running a 5-miler with a dear friend who I haven't seen outside of cyberspace in 6 months - entirely too long! Catching up with … Continue reading “Real” Friends
It's been a week. T-ball fun (and tears), getting difficult news, and capping off the week was a dental appointment that didn't go well at all. Fillings were to be put in, but after 2 hours of trying to get Jake to drink the sedation medicine, the dentist no longer had time to do them. Jake … Continue reading Two Notes
As I sat in the uncomfortable waiting area chair, I situated my purse, grabbed my phone and prepared to pass the time with some mind numbing Facebook, spider solitaire, or whatever I might find on Pinterest. I had also brought my latest edition of Runners World to peruse if Facebook wasn't "interesting enough". Then I … Continue reading The Pharmacy
We've been blessed by having really great neighbors most of my life. Growing up we lived next door to childhood friends. We had campouts in the backyard and our families regularly had dinner together. After getting married, we've been fortunate to live next to some really awesome people, many of which have become long term friends. … Continue reading Good Fences?
What if... What if we stopped? Stopped all the busy. What if we put down the 7 things we're trying to do simultaneously? What if we focused on just one thing? Could we do it? We record television shows, while we are watching other shows, flipping channels because we get bored during commercials. We have … Continue reading What If