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Day 3 Week 12 – Trying Time

  Give me your tired, your poor,  Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free . . .  Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me,  I lift my lamp beside the golden door!  ~ from the Colossal Statue of Liberty It … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 20 – Taper Transition

3 mile easy, cloudy, 51 degree Fahrenheit It was one of those Seattle-like days here in Washington, D.C.  Gray and cloudy sky.  Drizzling all day.  Not a day for sunbathing that’s for sure. I did manage to catch a break … Continue reading

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The human heart…

The human heart was not designed to beat outside the human body and yet, each child represented just that – a parent’s heart bared, beating forever outside its chest.” ― Debra Ginsberg My favorite parenting quote.

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Yes, life is a …

Yes, life is a classroom, where we learn, but what do we learn. We are provided opportunities each day to learn through experience, but we have to pay attention in order to do so. And through these experiences, there is … Continue reading

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Marathon equals…

Marathon equals disciplined running!

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Action Is Louder Than Words

I have always thought that one’s abilities is a good measure about the individual.   That is until I came across Ms. Rowling’s quote. It is our choices… that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.   … Continue reading

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Failure Is Not …

Failure is not an option; it is a necessity. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by … Continue reading

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We can’t possibly always on point

We can’t possibly always be on point and in control, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we’re completely off track. Whatever the cause of your “patch”, take heart and stay the course! – Maria Life is not always rosy.  And it … Continue reading

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Live a Little

First I was dying to finish high school and start college, and I was dying to finish college and start working, and then I was dying to marry and have kids, and I was dying for the kids to grow … Continue reading

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Creatures of Habit

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle Aristotle was a wise man.  He recognized that we are all creatures of habit.  Whether we realize it or not, through our habits … Continue reading

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