I hate failing. And apparently I'm in good company, because it ranks number 15 on this list of most common fears/phobias. So many of us hate failing, but it's going to happen. It will happen to you, and it has happened to me. Many times. That means we have to learn to deal with it.... Continue Reading →
Do you ever do any long distance running? By this I mean anything over 10k. Something that's going to require you to really commit, both in time and energy. I had an insightful realization earlier today as I prepared to do my 8-mile run. Let me share this progression with you and see what you... Continue Reading →
I seem to be repeating this saying every day: "If March comes in like a lion, it'll go out like a lamb." Probably more to make myself feel better than because I really believe this old adage. I'm getting tired of running in the cold! When my alarm went off, I was surprised because I... Continue Reading →
I have a friend who likes to run, and she made an interesting statement to me today. She said, "People who don't run, don't understand people like us." I don't mind being part of some secret club, but I like to think anyone can be a runner. So, I asked her to elaborate. She said... Continue Reading →
Have you noticed how life comes in cycles? Well, maybe you haven't been alive enough to notice that yet. But for those of us who've been around for awhile, we know it! I read a book the other day talking about the stages of marriage. First, is the honeymoon phase. The time when the one... Continue Reading →
There is a great non-profit organization in Lexington called HerKnightDance. Their one purpose is to make one weekend in February the most magical time for dads with young daughters. It's called the "Her Knight Dance". Her knight being her father, of course. So, dads and daughters get all dressed up to attend a princess ball.... Continue Reading →
"What kind of cookie do you want for Christmas, Santa?" he asked. Before Santa could answer, my son had already answered for him.