March 24, 2014

“There are three types of lies — lies, damn lies, and statistics.” ? Benjamin Disraeli I am wiping the depressing slate of last week. I am dismissing the sadness of the anniversary of my father’s passing. I am wiping clean the sadness of my maternal grandfather’s death (Thursday last, funeral is today). I am not…

March 19, 2014

I cannot – nor do I want to – write another post like I wrote last year. This anniversary – the second – hurts less.  I knew it would. I knew that it was impossible that so many people could say that time heals all wounds (and wounds all heels, right?) if it weren’t true….

March 8, 2014

Dearest Bean, You keep creeping closer and closer to age 2. What’s up with that? SLOW DOWN, buddy. Again, you missed three days of school because of the sick. High fever, cough, general limp-noodle body. Turns out it was a double ear infection! Yay! The nice thing about it, though, was the sheer amount of…

March 6, 2014

Apparently I like to give the month a good start before reviewing old goals and posting new ones. February 2014 Goals Run 50+ miles – FAIL! I have a ton of excuses: sick baby, snow days, sick baby…but the reality is I just wasn’t committed to it. Oh well. Write 25K+ words (this will be…

March 4, 2014

You know how sometimes, there’s that one person who always manages to say what you need to hear when you need to hear it? That person at whom you kind of want to karaoke “You’re my inspiration.”* There’s this blogger. Her name is Carla. I’ve never met her, but I feel like I know her….