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Dream Come True

Nine years ago I attended the Myrtle Beach Marathon to cheer for a student who was running for me.  He ran to raise money for my cancer treatment and I was about a month out from my last chemo treatment. … Continue reading

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13.1

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so here you go: The half-marathon is behind me.  It was an absolutely perfect day–cool and breezy with low humidity.  I could not have personally designed a day that was more … Continue reading

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Tough Week: Good Lessons

This week was a tough one.  I find myself at the end of it battered, bruised, but better.   Sitting here by the fire with my hound at my feet, a large stack of freshly graded papers on the table … Continue reading

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Typical Sunday–or Not.

Today was a typical Sunday.  I woke up around six and enjoyed staying in bed under the warm covers for a little longer.  I got up and took the dogs for a rather chilly walk, fed them, ate my grapefruit … Continue reading

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Goal Setting With Grace

It’s the day after Christmas, the first day in the last week of the year.  I used to dislike this week intensely.  For years I found it to be one of the most depressing times of the year.  I understand … Continue reading

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Race Report

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize?  Run in such a way as to get the prize.”  I Corinthians 9:24 Well, it’s over.  The thing I’ve been working toward … Continue reading

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The Speech; Part III: Grandparent

The last part of the speech contains the main message of the whole.  I’m feeling more and more like the grandmother I am–and you know what?  It’s not that bad!  Thanks for reading.   So, we’ve talked about the present. … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update: Restart!

My fitness program got sort of derailed.  There were several factors that led to this derailment.  First, the time changed.  Daylight savings time makes it possible for me to get home from work with plenty of light left to take … Continue reading

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Joy of the Month Club, 2013

When I was a little girl “________ of the month” clubs were popular presents that adults often gave to other adults.  It was billed as “the gift that keeps on giving.” There were flower-, fruit-, dessert- and, of course, book-of-the-month … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update

I know, two posts within 24 hours!  What is the world coming to?  My world is happy because I just noticed that I went over 200 miles today.  Actually, I stand at just over 205 miles.  I got my Fitbit … Continue reading

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