Memory Miles

Earlier this week I made one of the hardest decisions (but really a decision that required no thought) in my adult life. I cancelled my flight to my Aunt’s funeral. The moment my father-in-law started hospice care, I knew I needed to be here. I needed to be here to take care of my boysContinue reading “Memory Miles”


These are the words I’m choosing to live by…. This week I’ve been on the receiving end of a wonderful gift. Someone reached out to me. Someone who according to the dots that connect us in this world should probably not be my friend. She called me through tears as a way to reach outContinue reading “Vulnerability”

This is why…

Thursday afternoon the emotions I’ve been holding on to so tightly the past few months started to unravel. I found myself in a parking lot on the side of the road with tears pouring down my face. I called my husband, but I couldn’t talk. Already in my running clothes, I decided to run. MyContinue reading “This is why…”

Resolve to Shine

Welcome 2013. A new year. A fresh start. A new beginning. For so many New Year’s Day symbolizes a new beginning. Since I feel like I’ve already begun, I prefer to view today as a day to polish. I don’t want to go back and start over, but I can always use a little fineContinue reading “Resolve to Shine”