Going With the Flow

It’s that time of year again. The beginning time. The time for reflecting and resolving. Instead of making resolutions last year, I picked a focus: running and writing. I had two big, quantifiable goals. I wanted to run my first ultra-marathon and finish a draft of my memoir. I did the first one and immediatelyContinue reading “Going With the Flow”

The Tootsie Roll at the Center of Every Really Good Goal

My writing instructor sent me an email this week outlining what I’m supposed to bring to the first class on Monday, January 8th. She explained and then she spelled it out again, just to be clear. Or (the expression that comes to mind is) to rub salt in my wounds. 20 consecutive pages, plus TheContinue reading “The Tootsie Roll at the Center of Every Really Good Goal”

Happy Day After Thanksgiving

Happy day after Thanksgiving friends! The other day, a friend of mine asked me about the holidays. I told her I expect them to be both hard and wonderful. And that’s pretty much exactly how yesterday went. I stopped by my parents’ house in the morning to pick up a serving bowl and a pot to steam green beans.Continue reading “Happy Day After Thanksgiving”