Hello! Some people have asked how I started running. So, here is a post from my newsletter archives from 2007. It appears that spring has actually finally arrived here in Central Ohio! I know that you are all looking forward to getting out in the fresh air, working in gardens, watching kids at sporting events… Continue reading How & why do I run?
This time of year often includes family reunions. While traveling can be fun, it can also take a toll on your systems. Feeling more tired, irritable, and stiff (especially from car trips) is normal. Eating foods that you don’t normally have, working out less often, and sleeping in a hotel bed may impact your stress… Continue reading Summer Travels
“A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.” -Anonymous Are you happy yet? What makes you happy? How happy are you? Despite all of the things we have at our disposal these days, too many of us feel that happiness remains just out of our reach. I have found… Continue reading Happy yet?
I’ll bet that the last item on your daily to-do list is something for yourself. Go ahead and check the last few days. I’m sure I’m right because that’s how my list usually looks. The top items are important tasks that must be done. The next few include things I must do for others, like… Continue reading Do you think you are worth it?
I was out for a short run last week and noticed a woman walking a toddler. Or should I say, she was in the vicinity of the toddler. He was trying to keep up with her during her very loud phone call. It appeared that I was more concerned about the child than she was… Continue reading Put down the cell phones
My daughter enjoys my weaknesses, especially when she can either get a good laugh or be paid to help me. Getting things done on my computer fall into this category and as a result, she often gets her wish (laughing at me and free coffee). I admit that I have no idea how to load… Continue reading For the Internet-challenged among us
I love to travel. I did not realize this until I got married. My husband has no problem packing a small bag and taking off for the weekend so I quickly learned to follow suit. What amazes me is that he loves to drive – anywhere! We have traveled by car to many places that… Continue reading Taking trips