Moonshadow, Silence, and Blue

This Monday, as most of you know, was the Great American Solar Eclipse. We were so lucky to be right in the path of totality, experiencing almost 2 minutes of total eclipse yumminess. Local schools declared a holiday, I took the day off, and the entire city came to a stand-still to see this once…

Missing In Action and Resolution Updates

Lately, I have been missing in action, at least from the blogosphere. Since the restructuring at work, everyone has gone bananas. It has been frustrating and mentally draining. However, I am beginning, slowly, to be able to return to my regular work, and our team has made plans about what we would like to accomplish…

Getting Started

In life, I often find that the hardest part of some project or task or chore is just getting started. Every year, usually around the holidays or the cold dark days of winter that follow, one of my running magazines will have an article about keeping your running motivation during the winter. As a runner,…

Breaking in the New Year

This week, I really didn’t do anything but work. If you are tired of hearing me talk about work, rest assured that I am as well! The organization for which I work is undergoing a major restructuring. The legal close date is February 29. Until then, it’s all hands on deck. I am not yet…

Starting Simple: A Plan to Get Fit

After a long, gray winter, too many hours inside on the sofa, and way too many gallons of ice cream, I am ready to embrace spring. I added a few pounds over the winter, mainly due to lack of motivation, weather conditions, and a string of annoying injuries. However, with the arrival of spring (and…