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because life has ups and downs…

An Ode to Toys R Us

  I’m feeling kind of melancholy about the closing of Toys R Us stores. It’s been a long time since I walked those aisles, but thinking about all of those … Continue reading

March 17, 2018 · 2 Comments

My Yoga Mat and Me-2.0

I’m a girl who likes to mix up my fitness routine. I could say that it’s because I’m working different muscle groups or I’m using a plan from my trainer. … Continue reading

March 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

To Those Amazing Kids in Florida

I’m a teacher. I’m a mom. But, I’m also a human being who is sad, frustrated, and- quite frankly- frightened by all of the shootings. They just keep happening. We … Continue reading

February 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

New Year- Ready or Not

My Facebook friends are copying and pasting a fun little New Year’s Day game. The idea is to use the first letter of your first name to post a one-word … Continue reading

January 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Setter’s Story: A Volleyball Metaphor for Life

Our teenage daughter is a volleyball player. I take that back. She’s not just a player. This kid lives for volleyball. She’s in the gym for hours on end every … Continue reading

September 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Learning to Love My Yoga Mat

  It’s important to change up my fitness plan. I like to think I do that because it’s better for my overall physical health, but it’s probably just a result … Continue reading

September 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Take Your Mind Out for a Run

  Guilty! I find it difficult to say no. I put the needs of other people before my own. It’s not a character flaw, really. It’s more of a reality … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 · Leave a comment