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,…

Pneumonia and Other Ills

A few days before Halloween, I noticed that I wasn’t feeling well. I had a cough and sore throat at first, and then developed a lot of congestion. Then, the cough became worse and I started running a fever. I finally broke down Sunday and went to the urgent care clinic. The doctor there told…

Thoughts For The Day

This post was originally published February 5, 2014. I am sick. I am wondering if anyone would notice if I crawled under my desk and took a nap, a la George Costanza. I am wanting to go home and sit on the sofa with my kitty Fifi on my lap, and eat Hershey’s Kisses. I…