Renegotiation

“It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.”  Edgar Allan Poe. On our tenth anniversary, I made a toast to my husband, “Ten down, ten to go.” “What does that mean?” was his natural response.  I told […]

Mother

“If they would all sleep all the time she wouldn’t mind being their mother.”  Kate Atkinson. Do you remember when I wrote the post Pain and I said that I want to be Cheryl Strayed?  That I want to “set up a sleeping bag in a tent in her mind and live there, and I […]

Toddler

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”  Dr. Seuss. I had yet another running breakthrough last weekend.  One of my 2015 running […]

Thin Air

“There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.”  Franklin D. Roosevelt. In January, I made a list of my 2015 running goals.  One of them was to be a race volunteer.  I’ve always been impressed with all the people who wake up at 5 am to go and stand […]

Eight Things

“Everything will be okay as soon as you are okay with everything.”  Michael Singer. I’ll be the first to admit that I have a little social media addiction, and I’m ok with it.  For me, what I have gained from social media is more than the time that I have lost to it.  Lately, I […]