As genres go, I typically prefer comedy, or, if a subject matter is serious, to be so far-fetched the events could never happen. Examples of my favorites include Jurassic Park, any Marvel superhero movie, or anything starring Will Ferrell. Continue reading
I’ve taken a bit of a break from racing this year. Since I began running in 2009, I’ve used training for events as a way to motivate myself to keep at it. My race tally stands at 22 half marathons (13.1 miles) and 4 marathons (26.2 miles). Continue reading
In the span of one day, I both started and abandoned at audiobook on developing poise in one’s life. In a month devoted to writing on the topic of finishing, it might seem odd that I’m sharing about giving up. Actually, a vital part of seeing a project to the end is not getting derailed by side projects or ideas which don’t relate back to the original goal. Continue reading
Wednesday night I sacrificed 3 hours of sleep because of a love dating back decades. Yes, I did stay up to watch the Yankees win an incredible comeback series. No, I don’t regret it. Mostly.
If persevering through failure makes for a successful finish, then my current 5K training cycle offers me the chance to earn an A+.
Every October, writers join together in a challenge “31 days of…” The idea is that every day, for 31 days, we will write on a specified topic. Each writer chooses something different, but stays true to that topic throughout the month. Today is the fourth day of the month as I write this (but not as I publish) and I haven’t even chosen a topic.
Comments people leave in vacation rental guest books fascinate me. What made the highlight reel for their vacation and how did it differ from the experiences of others who have visited the same location?
Even from a young age, I’ve always admired the flashy. My childhood idol, Miss Elizabeth, always wore a sparkly dress each time she appeared on Macho Man’s arm. Michael Knight (David Hasselhoff’s character on Knight Rider) not only drove a sports car, but Kitt (the car) TALKED.