Month: May 2016

Here’s a Quarter

I survived my first “Quarter Marathon” this weekend. And I’m pretty damn proud of it, not gonna lie. When I started running again, a year-ish ago, it was literally an attempt to run away from my problems. It has turned into something that I just really like doing. It has helped me drop close to 40 pounds now, and it…

I’m A Weirdo

I discovered something today. Not that I’m weird. I already knew that. The title of this post is not revelatory in any way. But, I still discovered something about myself today. Actually, more of a re-discovery than anything. I knew this but had forgotten because the information was rendered unnecessary, but circumstances have put me back in an old place and so…

All Of The Funny

Ya know, I love social media. I know I’m a middle aged mom and my large social media presence most assuredly infuriates my children, but I really don’t care, because I love the community you can build and find on social media. I just had a most amazing weekend and I owe it all to Twitter. A while back I started…

Getting Dirty

A couple of weeks ago I went for my first honest-to-goodness trail run … and it was AWESOME! There is a great trail at Alum Creek State Park – The Rocks and Roots Trail. If you want to give trail running a shot or even just take a nice walk in the woods, check it out!     It reminded…

Round ‘Em Up Let’s Go

I’ve mentioned countless times on various platforms that music is very important in my life and in particular, the lyric. I am a lover of words and a good lyric can cut right into your soul and speak directly to the very emotion that you are either trying to embrace or attempting to ignore. A good lyric can shake you…

A Serious Thing

A serious thing indeed.

I awake daily, broken myself, into a broken world.

But this morning I awoke to the sun, which gives me hope.

I cling to that hope, which will heal my brokenness.

After I heal, I will emerge, bright as the sun.

 

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Happy Birthday To Me

It’s been a few weeks now, but on my birthday weekend this year, my chorus won another Regional Championship and will be representing our Region at the International Competition in Las Vegas in the fall of 2017. So exciting. We won with a record breaking score, the highest ever achieved at our Region and tied for the 7th highest ever at any…