So, What Do Your Kids Eat?

Here is a picture of the whole "fam damily" at a fun run last year: The love of my life (the hubby) is on the left, next to him is my baby (entering her sophomore year in college), and then my oldest (a senior in college), then me (yep...the short one...at 5'8"), and the other bookend…

A Long Run Made Easy or How Come it Took Me So Long to Get Smart?

Okay, so maybe not easy, but certainly easier! Let me back up a bit. This was me last September. I had just completed my 4th marathon, and PR'd by 8 minutes. I was feeling pretty good about myself. The previous spring my son had convinced me to switch up my training a bit. After complaining…

It’s Just Me, Ranting: To Treat or Not to Treat

As a June birthday, I use to envy kids that had birthdays during the school year. I could sense their excitement as they walked into the classroom on their "special" day. A construction paper "crown" placed ever so carefully on their desk announced their new age. I would watch as those wonderfully, nurturing primary teachers would…

Mornings

I am a morning person. I don't remember if this has always been the case, but it most certainly is now. I'm not even sure when I first admitted this to myself, or when I actually voiced it out loud, but it is true; 6:00 in the morning beats 11:00 at night. Any. Day. Of. The. Week. (Weekends included.) Looking back,…