It’s been one year. It’s been six years. Two different milestones but really two very interconnected milestones. Six years ago, I toed the line at my first marathon. My mother was a big cheerleader in my running. She never said I shouldn’t do it because I’m too old, I’ll hurt my knees or any of… Continue reading It’s Been a Year
June is not the middle of the year but May is basically over so we are fast approaching a half a year gone by and I am not totally sure where that half a year has gone. I spent January deep in a relationship. When I looked back on myself in that rendition of this… Continue reading Where Has The Year Gone?
Have you ever looked forward to events and then had life had you not only lemons, but so many lemonade is out of the question? That’s February for me. January was the late start of my training for my mid-March race in Asheville, NC. I managed to get 51 miles in in January. February has… Continue reading A Month To Forget
No, silly, not me! My father would have been 75 today if he was still alive. He died just two days after his 71st birthday. Lately, I have been thinking about him a lot but for very odd reasons. WEBO Radio had an open house in the fall. I was going to try… Continue reading 75 Today
I am participating in #Trust30 which is an online initiative and 30-day writing challenge that encourages you to look within and trust yourself. Today’s prompt, on top of being a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson, is imagining you have 15 minutes to live. 15 minutes? This type of timeline makes me think of Joplin right now.… Continue reading Minutes to Live
I purposely hoped today would be a day full of things to do. I want to stay busy. While I may not think often that the last year has been different, it has. A year ago today, my father died. While it was unexpected, it was also not unexpected. He was not all that old,… Continue reading A Year Gone By
The last year of this decade was a huge one for me personally. I did not sit down at the end of December 2008, as I normally would, and review the past year and set expectations for the year to come. I let 2009 roll in and through on its own. Parts of that were… Continue reading 2009 in Personal Review