I love New Year’s. While I am not much of a planner in general, I love getting everything squared away for a new year. The Christmas decorations have (sadly) been put away, the house freshly cleaned, closets and toys recently purged. My brain space feels sufficiently cleared to consider my goals, my plans, my dreams… Continue reading Slow and steady in 2018
I remember one of the first “big” choices I ever had to make. (And now looking back, I think, “Oh if that was truly the hardest choice I would have to make nowadays! I miss those days!). I was merely an eighth grader, yet so grown up in my mind at the time. It was… Continue reading This may be the most important blog post I’ve ever written…at least for me.
Well, we did it. Mindy and I ran and FINISHED the marathon last Saturday. This post comes late because a busy week awaited us, which is unfortunate since walking proved difficult for a couple days. But our muscles are nearly back to normal, and we are both looking forward to working out again (in the… Continue reading 26 MILES is seriously crazy.
Training is FINALLY all downhill here from here. Mindy and I had our last “longish” run last weekend (I realize this post is a TAD late). You know it’s sick and twisted when you’re like, “ONLY 12 miles? Best day ever!” We opted to go in the morning this time to get it out of… Continue reading I give up. I need a fanny pack.
When I need a drink of water, there are four faucets in my house I can turn on, or a Brita pitcher in my fridge, or even a bottle of water in the pantry. If I need to water my flowers, there are two hoses outside to choose from. When I need a shower, there… Continue reading From here to Africa, in 26.2 miles