UnPretty

This is something I've wanted to write about for a long time, but it's hard to write about. Not because it's an emotionally difficult subject -- it's not, at all, for me. It's hard to write about because the typical responses to talking about this topic are so predictable and not helpful. If you talk …

Why Walk When You Could Run?

Yesterday was the 86th running of St. Johns' biggest annual road race, the Tely 10. That's 10 miles not 10 kilometers, btw. Above are Jason and I just past the finish line with our finishers' medals. We covered the 10 miles (about 16K) in a non-record-setting 2 hours and 40 minutes. The winner made it …

Good Girl, Bad Girl

I have this thing with blogging lately where I want to write a post about something that's topical and timely and everyone is talking about RIGHT NOW, and then I think about it and real life takes over and by the time I finally post, it's not topical and timely anymore. As happened a couple …

A Grand Plan

As you know by now, I love to set challenges for myself. Whether it's reading through the Bible in a year or walking the Tely 10, I find myself driven to do more and better if I've set some kind of arbitrary goal and a timeline in which it must be met. Some of them …