Unsolicited Advice About Fixing What’s Not Working

September 13th. Not sure how that happened, but here we are. Right on the cusp of the fall equinox. You can feel change in the air. Unless, of course, you are living in southwest Georgia. Then it feels like summer is holding you hostage and you will never see temperatures cooler than 70 degrees ever…

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A Different Mindset (And a recipe involving chocolate and peanut butter!)

Last spring, at the ripe old age of 48, I experienced a "first". I ran the Green Bay Marathon as part of a relay team. I hadn't been part of the marathon environment since September 2014. (You can read about that experience here. It wasn't pretty. Actually, it was pretty ugly. I only wrote about it because I teach ELA…

The Final Countdown

Well, Sunday's the day. After 4 months of training, the much anticipated day is right around the corner. Fox Cities Marathon, here I come. Let me try that again. Fox Cities Marathon, here I come! Or how about FOX CITIES MARATHON, HERE I COME! I've spent the last week making sure I am well hydrated. And this…