Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Mission Statement

“She celebrated frustration by clapping her hands.” When I read this line last, it gave me pause.  Not figuratively.  I actually stopped, put down the book, and pondered this line for a moment.  Reading that line, I realized why I … Continue reading

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If you experience runner’s high, you don’t remember what it is like to get high

I may have a shot at this half marathon yet! Forced myself to do a 4 mile run on the treadmill today.  Kept an 11 minute mile pace- so not breaking any records, but an alright time.  First decent run … Continue reading

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Real Women Have Brains

As a stay at home mom, I am usually a bit behind on current events.  I’m just now getting around to this “Fat Lady Gaga” controversy.  Apparently, she gained some weight, and various websites were poking fun at her.  She … Continue reading

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I Miss Shitty Halloween Costumes

I miss shitty Halloween costumes.  These kids nowadays will never know the joys of rifling through the back of their parents’ closet, discovering a cowboy hat, an old wig, a fishing vest, and a pair of sequined stilettos and thinking … Continue reading

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Bottle that Boob Sweat and Hand Me a Beer

I am not a natural runner.  Natural eater, yes.  Born alcoholic, practically.  But runner, no. My body is roughly the shape and consistency of a marshmallow.  What do marshmallows do when they are exposed to heat?  That’s right, they melt.  … Continue reading

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These pillars be blowing my mind!

  Went out to check the caterpillars today, and this is what I saw.  Strange, gorgeous, and creepy.  I had read that the caterpillars would burrow to cocoon themselves, but ours stayed on the surface.  How lucky that we get … Continue reading

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You Say It’s Your Birthday..

My signature photo face- been making it since I was a freshman in high school.   I recently read And So It Goes, a biography of Kurt Vonnegut, written by Charles J. Shields.  After finishing this book, I decided to … Continue reading

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