I love being accountable for the goals I have set. I do tend to keep track of things and break down year long goals into smaller pieces. Because of this – and because of all the fun I had with the December #holidayaday photo challenge, I joined the Goalgetter2013 group. In running, I had two… Continue reading Accountability
I used to watch posts on Twitter fly by at the end of the month with the hashtag #foodiepenpals and wonder what it is all about. In October, I joined and am so glad I did. I have had one previously fantastic foodie pen pal and this month makes two!! Dawn Robinson sent me some… Continue reading January Foodie Pen Pal Reveal
Just a caveat. These are my personal opinions. None of these are the opinions of the board of education of which I am a member. The month of January has been a very busy month for education in New York State. Three important events have happened. First, a commission appointed by the governor on education… Continue reading State of Education in New York
Okay, I know that is a catchy title but there is no real problem with spring marathons themselves. The problem is I live in Upstate NY and training is difficult. I do not like running inside. I will brave the temperatures and the winds and run outside if at all possible but there are some… Continue reading The Problem with Spring Marathons
I went to a panel discussion yesterday. Did I go to learn anything? I was hopeful but was also doubtful but I did learn something. I had not really thought this through before so want to put it out there for everyone – those who were at the panel and those who were not. There… Continue reading Natural Gas Drilling and Schools and Taxes
I started my fifth marathon training about a month ago. I am running the Blue Ridge Marathon on April 20th so my training did begin just prior to Christmas. I have this to say about training through holidays. It is definitely easier to start a training cycle then. I trained, starting in October, for my… Continue reading One Month In
I have been a freelancer for over 13 years now. After leaving a good job for what I thought, and was sold in the interview, was a better job with more flexibility, my family came first and I turned to freelancing to make a living. Sometimes, I miss the constant weekday interaction of a go… Continue reading How Does Life Experience Translate into Job Skills?