Category Archives: My Tribe


A few months ago, for this week, I scheduled Owen for a goalie camp with his soccer club. They have a number of camps in different locations all summer, but this one was perfect – in the same town as … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, My Tribe, Out of My Head, Parenting, Rants, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Meet My New Friend.

We made it to North Carolina, thank goodness. And this was waiting for us. This is Jaxxon, the newest member of my sister’s menagerie of animals, and quite possibly the most friendly cat ever. According to my mother, he just … Continue reading

Posted in #FindingMyHappy, Mindless Posts, My Tribe, Zen | 1 Comment

MelaNOmore: For my friend JJ.

Many, many years ago, when I was a different me, I met a girl named JJ through the computer. She was a blogger like me, and also struggling with infertility. Blogging back in those days was also a whole lot … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient History, My Tribe | 3 Comments

More on Balance.

The one thing that sucks about leaving your blog for a few months, empty and unposted, is that when you come back and start blogging again, inevitably you need to fill up that hole. Or explain it. Or something like … Continue reading

Posted in Career, My Tribe, Races, Running, Writing. | 2 Comments

#Microblog Monday 4: Respite.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) Lately Sundays seem to be tough on our family. I’m not exactly sure why, but it’s filled with stress and fights … Continue reading

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Tribute Miles.

For the few of you who don’t know this about me, I was in the marching band at college. Yes, I went to band camp. No, I did not play the flute. I don’t have the words, really, to describe … Continue reading

Posted in My Tribe, Running, Zen | 2 Comments