Ah, the snow. I don’t dislike it, to be honest. There is something so beautiful about it. How delicate it is as it floats in the air. How hundreds and hundreds of tiny snowflakes can stick together to coat the branches on the trees. The most lovely thing about the snow is how everything outside […]Read More The stillness of morning.
It’s winter time in Rona-ville. It was hard to wear a mask, or even a buff, during the summer months while running. Especially on really hot and humid days. It was a struggle, and the trails were so full of people. I didn’t like get dirty looks from people as we passed on the trail; […]Read More Playing peek a boo.
2020 is done. Gone. Goodbye. Last year was not what any of us expected, right? But, it’s over. There’s no use in ruminating over it when we should focus on moving forward instead. While it was not my favorite year on record, it wasn’t my worst either. I started 2020 just like everyone else. I […]Read More Clearing the trail.
I haven’t written much for the past few weeks….or months. I guess I haven’t felt like it much. There’s so much going on; yet, there isn’t. I feel like I’m not the only one that is in somewhat of a limbo, for lack of a better term. However, I have chosen to take a different […]Read More It’s been a while.
It’s been weeks. Weeks, since my feet have touched the dirt of a trail. I haven’t left the house since March 12 and it’s now April 23, 4:00 am. I have been tethered to the house, since all of the kids have been home. I have run the same, tired loop of roadway in my […]Read More Hungry.
It’s Christmas Eve morning. There is a thick blanket of fog outside – no beautiful, fluffy snow this year. Good thing Santa has Rudolph. No one is awake in the house yet, just me and the dog. I’m just sitting here drinking coffee before the chaos begins. Today, we start celebrating Christmas with family. Soon, […]Read More Fog and coffee.
Makes you think of Dory, doesn’t it? Last year at about this time, I saw something interesting in my social media feed. Some of my friends/acquaintances had done a swim challenge. I had just done my first swim meet in a long time, and had been looking for more events to do in the pool. […]Read More Just keep swimming….
This picture is one of my most favorite places on earth. It is a place close to home where I have spent many hours mediating, sweating, and praying. This is my home base. With so many things going on this time of year, I have to take time to go here to clear my […]Read More Remembering to forget.
Why can’t I just have more time? I ask myself this question a little too often. And it seems like I still can’t find time, even when I make the effort. I wake up earlier. I go to bed a little later. I make my to do lists…and yet, I run out of time. Most […]Read More Time.
Ever done something “blind”? What does that mean, you ask…..Going into something without all of the details. Deciding to jump in without knowing where you’ll wind up. Or something like that…. That’s how I’ve felt lately. I made a few decisions in the past couple of months that took me out of my comfort zone. […]Read More Temporarily Blind.