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…

Fearless

I have noticed an interesting phenomenon in the early days of this new year: no one I know is making New Year’s resolutions. People are so shellshocked and careworn from the giant trainwreck that was 2016 that the very idea of trying to make a plan for the upcoming year seems to be tempting fate.…

Life On Hold

Sometimes, things happen in life that require you to press pause on everything else. And to realize what is really important and what is just noise. The day after Thanksgiving, my dear sweet kitty Fifi was diagnosed with cancer – large cell lymphoma to be exact. We were absolutely devastated! She means so much to…

I Escaped The Invasion!

Last weekend, I participated in the Area 13.1 Alien Half Marathon in Roswell, Georgia. This is the event that I have been training for all summer long, through sticky, sweltering evenings and mercilessly hot weekends. Two weeks before the race, I caught a cold, which drained my energy, killed my taper plan, and turned into…

Snorlax Love

For the past couple of weeks, my daughter and I have been hunting Pokemon a la PokemonGo (along with everyone else in the world) almost every evening. It has gotten us outside and given us some time together just having fun. I have probably walked 10 miles just hunting Pokemon. Since our neighborhood has tons…