MARATHON MONDAY: THE GORY DETAILS ON THE BREW CITY HALF

Fellow runners and friends (and running haters, I know you’re reading this too!) – Guess what?! I’m alive and surprisingly well after running the windiest, coldest, yuckiest race I’ve ever run! We got an email the night before the race, as we drove through wind and rain to get up to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I opened it, […]

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ON MEXICO, LOVING LIFE, AND NO MAS INSTA

“Hola!” I said yesterday to the stewardess when I entered the airplane to come home from a glorious trip to Cancun. Then I realized she spoke English, and it made me a little sad that I was leaving paradisio … err, Paradise. But actually just a teensy bit sad. This year was different from last […]

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NaBloWriMo — What in the heck does that mean?

In the writing world, November is National Novel Writing Month, AKA NaNoWriMo. The goal is to write 80K plus words over the course of the month, starting and finishing a book by writing every single day. The blogger world got crafty and said hey, we want in on this madness! So they stole the name […]

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A FAMILY TELEVISION FAST: WATCH OUT

What is happening?!?!?! We’re T-2 days out from pulling a gigantic rug out from under our kids. Well, let’s just be honest. It’ll be a big rug pulled out from under us too. We are getting rid of our TV.* Now before you run away feeling like you need to justify why you are keeping […]

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THINGS I SAY TO MY KIDS ALLTHETIME (THAT ADULTS SHOULD HEAR TOO)

  “As long as your privates are covered and you’re warm enough, you can wear whatever brings you joy, sweetheart!” “You can say anything to God. He knows what you mean, even if it doesn’t come out the right way.” “You can do anything you put your mind to.” “It’s okay to cry.” “You need […]

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