Lately, rather than being jealous of the highlight reels others share on social media, I’ve been jealous of my own. Memories of the adventures I shared with my husband in the pre-COVID-19 world brought me to tears. I had a dream, set a goal, and knocked it out of the park. Will I ever be able to reach that level of joy again?Continue reading
Jay and I traveled west for two weeks to visit Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. I’m still writing in my travel journal, based on notes I took of our daily activities. Almost a month later, and I’ve only completed day 10 of 16.
Once I’m finished with the journal, I hope to take those memories and turn them into posts to share here. So far I’m kicking around ideas about perspective, enjoying the journey, controlling anxiety, and making sure ‘experts’ are trustworthy.Continue reading
~The fire brigade once got me head out of some railins.
~Did you want them to?
~No, I use to leave it there when I wasn’t using it for school. You can see a lot of the world through railins.
Help, the Beatles movie which shares a title with one of their songs, contains some of the most quotable and goofy moments. My sister and I have been told we have our own secret language.Continue reading
Be a genius about the things that matter and lazy about the things that don’t.Kendra Adachi, each week on her podcast
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Long time listener, first-time reader.Continue reading
The training looks a bit different for me these days. In the past, I researched and implemented training plans for whatever upcoming race looked interesting for me. Hal Higdon tended to be my go-to for effective (and free!) plans. As I progressed through the plan, I marked off each exercise, each week, building my weekly mileage until race week.Continue reading
Sometimes finding the beauty in the ordinary can be difficult. This year is certainly no exception. Sharing what I’ve loved, read, treasure, and what is ahead helps me reframe the month, to see the beauty I may have missed. Heather hosts her Share Four Somethings link-up and I love the motivation to look back. Sometimes I have to dig deep to find the good, and those months I appreciate this discipline.Continue reading
These days smiles can be hard to come by.
I’ve seen recommendations around the interwebs of making a list of self-care ideas. That way, when the moment arises, you don’t waste time thinking up something to do. Only have 5 minutes? Glance at the list and pick something.Continue reading