Visions of Sugar Plums…well actually just a few photos from this past week

It has been a wonderful week of preparation, festivities, relaxation, and runs.  Here are a few tidbits of what’s been happening. This little guy came right up to the fence as we went by on our long run on Sunday. During the week, Bentley was uncharacteristically excited about me doing Pilates. Having an enormous, slobbery, […]

Ugly Sweater Run-Chicago

Deciding to go to the ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) Convention in Chicago a year ago was easy.  Having the opportunity to immerse myself in my profession for several days has always been something that I’ve enjoyed.  But now that we were on our quest to run a road race in every state, the opportunity to […]

Some Snippets from the Week

Our annual village tree lighting was this past week. Singing carols around the tree and visiting with neighbors as we enjoy hot chocolate and cookies is a quintessential start to the Christmas season. We line the path to the cookies and hot chocolate with luminaries. This week there were more mesmerizing skies. . Mike continues […]

A Very Special Run

One of the most poignant runs we have ever done was not a race. It did not benefit a charity. There were no spectators and we didn’t get a t-shirt.  This run took place one beautiful June morning this spring. Our family was at Moody Mountain Farm for the wedding of our daughter, Amelia. It […]

It Was a Week to Remember

Last week was full of surprises. It started off calmly with warm weather that allowed me to finish fall chores like raking leaves and planting bulbs.  I savored the gift of a few more warm(ish) mornings runs. The early morning light continued to be spell-binding. The evening skies were dramatic.   And then on the […]