Last Christmas, I made a decision. I decided to like cooking. Because I hate cooking. But these people I live with seem to think they need to be fed. Every day. Every. Single. Day. All day long. You know that scene in 101 Dalmatians where all the puppies start saying, “I’m hungry mother. I really … Continue reading the feeding of the people
Dear Dad, I miss you today. I miss you everyday, really. But today, this random Friday in January, makes me miss you in a way that brings tears instantly to my eyes. Grief is a strange thing. It comes in waves. Sometimes the waves are calming almost, washing ashore golden memories that warm my soul. … Continue reading All the things I wish you knew
(It occurs to me that the Facebook title for this post would be: “A girl ran 100 days in a row. You won’t believe what she realized on day 100.” Clickbait titles kill me y’all. KILL ME.) 100 days ago, on a lark really, I decided to do a run streak. Partly because I needed something … Continue reading 10 things I Learned from Running 100 Days in a Row
I’m rather obsessed with the 1950s. If it were up to me, I’d absolutely wear full skirts every day, have a pink kitchen, and listen to the rat pack on my 45’s while I cook meat loaf for dinner. When I look at pictures from the 50s, I feel almost wistful. Sort of the way … Continue reading The good ol’ days
***If you know much about runners, you know how we get oddly attached to our shoes. I know this is silly, but as I was putting away another pair, I realized how much this particular pair meant to me. And I felt like writing about it. *** Listen, I know you saw the box. You’re right. … Continue reading Dear Running Shoes
I updated the catchalls a bit! Really, not a whole lot has changed. They are still 50 pages long, they still have 25 tear away cards, and they still have adorable one of a kind covers. But now they have pocket pages! And in case you have no idea what a catchall is, it’s basically … Continue reading The Catchall, updated!
It happened like this. It was January. I was sitting in my house and had just paid the bills. Does anyone else hate paying the bills in January? January is a financial hangover. December is all about making special memories, buying special gifts, and doing special things and making excuses for overspending. Then comes January … Continue reading Leaving the Island of Maybesomeday