The promises we keep

Ten hours after my father died, I found myself in a pet store trying to comprehend the clerk as she explained she could not legally sell my son and I goldfish due to not having the appropriate tank prepped for the occasion. It was Christmas Eve afternoon and I had promised my son we’d surprise…… Continue reading The promises we keep

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Hello 40!

Do you honestly think a writer would let her 40th birthday pass without spewing some thoughts about the day? Here’s the thing, I’m struggling a bit to really shine in this major moment. Earlier this week I had the opportunity to interview some healthcare workers for a campaign I’m working on. During one of the…… Continue reading Hello 40!

Training Update: What am I thinking?

https://youtu.be/-J7Xqa4Y2oE Confused? The idea for my first VLOG came about due to an upcoming assignment. Next week I’m heading out to the Michigan Ice Fest in Munising. I’m going ice climbing. And no, that’s not a typo. This should be relatively amusing, in part because I’m not a huge fan of cold and I’m afraid…… Continue reading Training Update: What am I thinking?

Back of the Pack: Run for the Lakes Both Humbling and Inspirational

Saturday marked my 4th Half-Marathon. It was my first race post baby. Training revolved around teething, sleepless nights, never-ending illnesses, pregnancy gut and this lovely thing called a Polar Vortex. One week before the race, I was driving through a fresh foot of snow. Two days before the race, I was slipping and sliding along…… Continue reading Back of the Pack: Run for the Lakes Both Humbling and Inspirational