Category Archives: Writing.

A Weekend For Me.

How is it only Thursday? Longest. Week. Ever. This coming weekend, I planned a solo backpacking trip – my first in nearly 10 years. It was the perfect weekend for it – Jeff would be home after a week of … Continue reading

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It’s Not Crazy. It’s Amazing.

I started doing triathlons two years ago this summer. And I find it really interesting to note the reactions of people whenever it comes up in conversation. Usually I hear, Wow, that’s crazy. I could never do one of those! … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMonday: Making Use of Solo Time.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** This weekend Jeff kicked off what is going to amount to about three straight weeks of travel for work – … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Make America Kind Again.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** I’m really scared about this election – in a way I haven’t been ever before.  I’ve been struggling to find … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Coping with The Ending.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** October, to me, represents The Ending of so much that’s good: the warmth of summer weather, all the light and … Continue reading

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When The Scars Run Deep.

A memory popped up on Facebook yesterday: a picture of my friend Heather and I finishing the Wineglass Half Marathon in 2012. I was pregnant in this picture. It was early on, but my numbers were climbing the way they … Continue reading

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The Solution (Part of It, Anyway) To Finding Time.

I can’t tell you all how frustrated I’ve been with my lack of getting my ass into my writing chair this summer and just writing. I can SEE the fact that I’m making distractions for myself, getting caught up in … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Making Time Is Hard. Especially When It’s Hard.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** I’ve been really struggling with creating the habit of writing. I do actually spend 20 minutes to a half hour … Continue reading

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Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story?

I was driving south on Rt 95 yesterday, in the left lane, singing aloud to Hamilton, when all of a sudden there was dirt spraying and this Jeep tumbling madly. Right in front of me. It landed upside down, its … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: At The End Of My Comfort Zone.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** I did, in fact, make it out of my basement alive last week when I went to open the fireproof … Continue reading

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