Archives for 2013

What’s my excuse…well let me tell you!

Can’t keep quiet about this and apparently lots of other people can’t either.  I wasn’t going to write about this especially today since I have a to-do list that would kill anyone and deadlines but I can’t keep quiet. By now most of you have seen this photo: Nothing wrong with the photo.  She has […]

Running on the beach, Bo Derek made it look so easy!

If you are younger than I am you may not remember the movie “10” so the reference to Bo Derek may escape you.  Let me catch you up quickly. This is how Bo Derek looked running on the beach in the movie. And when I finally had the chance ( after several attempts) to run […]

Liebster Blog Award

Thank you Carole MacLean for nominating my blog for the Liebster Award. Carole currently blogs about her everyday trials, tribulations and triumphs as a wife, mother and entrepreneur athttps://www.fuzzyredsocks.wordpress.com.  Carole’s blog is a great read and will you inspire with her great writing and heart centered blog pieces. About the Liebster Award: The aim of […]

It’s Thoughtful Thursday! Forgetting to be grateful for….

Happy Thoughtful Thursday!  Feel honored as I am postponing cleaning my frig to write this post.  You see cleaning my refrigetrator is one of my all time favorite things to do! NOT! There is a lesson for me in gratitude in that statement.  As many of you know I sprained my wrist this week when […]

It’s Thoughtful Thursday! Oh the difference a few seconds and a smile makes!

Posting this a day early..Happy 4th of July!! Everyone loves the idea of Thougthful Thursday ( sending REAL mail) but not everyone does it. And guess what? I get it.  It is not the easiest thing to do in this fast paced, send the e-mail or text and get a response right away world… BUT… […]

My life as a Sitcom: Am I turning into Maxine? OMG

Lately I have been noticing alot of little things and they are all starting to irritate me.  Then I had an awful thought: “Am I turning into one of those cranky people that complains all the time about the little things? This picture came to mind: Oh no!  After I tell you my thoughts and […]

It’s Thoughtful Thursday! Let your heart do the traveling!

Hoping this isn’t a repeat but if it is..it’s a good one!  Thanks Carole!!  You do have a Brave, Open Heart! A dear friend of mine, Carole MacLean, shared this quote with me.  I started to write about it and then realized it can stand on its own because in one short sentence it sums […]

My Relationship Status with the Treadmill: “It’s Complicated”

Dear Treadmill, I need you, I want you, I dislike you intensely.  You are always there for me, calling me, acting coy.  You whisper sweet encouragement like: I will go as fast or as slow as you want Your running wish is my command I have a fan for you and lots of buttons for […]

It’s Thoughtful Thursday! Technology Saved the Day

I often say I am just tech savvy enough to be dangerous even though my husband calls me the “gadget queen”.  I also  have to admit that I have been resisting lazy about learning all the bells and whistles for each gadget. Despite my laziness I find myself being so very grateful that technology has […]

Run for the dream..just don’t run out of gas!

This past Sunday I completed my third half marathon and the only one I have attempted in warm weather.  The weather and Vitamin P ( procrastination) are the two biggest obstacles to my running. I always come away  from these races with some good insights, a few chuckles and some new ( although often temporary) […]