Before I move on with the now, I want to quickly talk about the before. I have three big brothers, I am the youngest and might be a “Daddy’s Little Girl”. In my early childhood it was normal to attempt things like cramming 4 people on an ATV, running around the house barefoot in a blizzard as many times as we could, and generally taking risk and running around the 2 acres of woods … Continue Reading →
Running has become a constant in my life. I’ve had my ups and downs, but running has truly become a part of who I am. There are times when I’m incredibly regimented, increasing my miles and my pace. Then there are times when I’m so busy it’s all I can do to get out for a quick 2 mile run after a crazy day, literally racing the sun set. In the past I’d beat myself … Continue Reading →
At the end of a trip, whether 9 days or 4 months, there always comes a period of reflection. So this morning as I drove one of my dearest friends, Casey, to the airport it was no surprise that we were discussing our travels, both current and past. Admittedly I have not seen Fight Club, but Casey referenced, “single-serving friends,” her favorite quote from the movie. Of course she had to explain it to me, … Continue Reading →
True or False? If you want something bad enough, you will achieve it. False. Achieving a goal is not a matter of how bad you want it. It’s a matter of clarity. In other words; the amount that you want something is irrelevant if you do not actually know what you want.
,You know that saying, “I’ll sleep when I’m dead”? This past weekend, my trip to Ireland, this was the theme. I arrived in Dublin at 11:15 pm on Friday night. Originally I was due to arrive at 1:50 pm. Believe me when I tell you it was one hell of a day. Naturally, the first thing I did upon checking in to my hotel was order a pint of Guinness in the hotel bar. Tired … Continue Reading →