Waking up today to a sore throat and all around awful feeling told me I wasn't going to get much accomplished. I felt terrible and it was only about 3 am. I went back to bed, then up again to let the dogs out. Felt awful again, back to sleep the... Read more
Where is Summer? I just want to know if someone took it away and we'll see it again! Should be nice and toasty warm but nope, not how it was today!
Didn't matter as the roads called and good friend and I hit the hills, puddles,slick sidewal... Read more
Had a great run this morning. Can't get away from the hills but they are what are helping to strengthen my being and my inner warrior. I had crested another long incline and then made the turn to go down one of the side country roads when my min... Read more
In The Mirror
She is supposed to be my friend, my reflection, my likeness. Then why do I treat her so unkind at times? All I see so often are her imperfections, her flaws, that bit I think could look better. I judge her, comment on her skin, her clothes, her ... Read more
Can't imagine life without them. Miss the ones I have had to leave along the 'lay-bys' of my life. So thankful for those that are walking along side me on my journey.
I can remember when I moved to a new location and had to leave the close... Read more
A Work In Progress
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying."
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Something I need to remember. I think at times I just want to head over to the airstrip,... Read more
Flaming Tire Tracks
Thursday and a rainy drizzle type of day. I did get out there and do my 13 miles. Ouch!! Yep the hip and butt muscles were hurting on the right side after 8 miles. Oh well, I guess this is something I live with. Biomechanical situation that all ... Read more
Has it really been over a week since I last wrote on here? Actually it's been 12 days! It has all been a blur. I've tried to get so much accomplished lately that where has the ME time gone? Have I let it all fade into the rush of what I "must"... Read more
It's OK to just BE
We're always getting ready to live, but never living.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer
A powerful thought....it's OK to just BE. Some may ask, be what? be who? Be when? Nope, the sentence stops with the word BE. I am ok to just be, to ex... Read more
Persistance or OOPS there goes another rubber tree
Big, meaningful achievements don't just happen when everything goes your way.
Oh there are times when I just want to stuff my face, to pack up all this effort of changing my body weight, to eat and eat and eat!! Then I wake up and realize t... Read more
Do something for somebody every day for which you don't get paid.
The pay for doing something randomly is inside. You can't see the external, we are feeding our soul, our being, our core. We can feed the mind, the body, but how often do we ... Read more
Food is fuel. It's nothing more, nothing less. I can make it more if my mind lets it.
Food is not bad, it's not good. It's just fuel. I can call it BAD or GOOD, but that is just another name I have given it. I am making it more than fuel. It... Read more
One man's creativity is another's brain damage.
Carbon copy days, thoughts, routines, humdrum, yawn, and on and on. That is how each day can be if I let it. Oh the comfort of just redoing the day before is so tempting. Having the same thoug... Read more
The Road Less Traveled
In our lives, we have two or three opportunities to be a hero, but almost every day, we have the opportunity not to be a coward.
It's so easy to just sit by and let life happen. To not dive in and splash around. It's easy to follow along... Read more
What my dogs teach me
Pay attention when an old dog is barking.
We have two poodles, they are both 13 years old and very much opposite of each other. One is black and the best friend to my husband. Geoff shadows him all the time. He is loyal, true and a real lov... Read more
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