Tag Archives: fitness

My First Marathon: Richmond 2015

It was the best of days, it was the worst of days… Actually, just take out that “worst” part.  Even though there were times when I felt miserable, it was an amazing experience and a wonderful day. My friend Sarah … Continue reading

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Blogging and Busyness

But first, What I’ve Been Up To Since My Last Post: Curly turned sixteen and landed a part-time job at a soft-serve ice cream joint. Larry decided to go to Virginia Tech this fall.  For now we prepare for graduation, … Continue reading

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For Mary (Theme Thursday)

Oh, but Cari’s theme this week (Google Image Search) is just too good; AND, it gives me a chance to share something with you that I should have posted, like, TWO MONTHS AGO. Cari asks her readers to do an … Continue reading

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Mountains and Trails: Theme Thursday (New England, Days 2 and 3)

Smuggler’s Notch is a ski resort in the winter, and a fun family getaway in the summer. (Dang, I sound like a commercial.)  On Monday–you can read about Day 1, Sunday, here–Larry wanted to spend the day with other teens … Continue reading

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Get Thee To Church: St. Mary’s, Cambridge, Vermont (Or, New England Vacay, Day 1)

After our trip to Alaska, I published a summary of our vacation at Musings of a Catholic Mom in one long post, in the form of Seven Quick Takes (“7 Long Days: The Alaska Edition”).  I had planned to do something like that … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes: The I’m Still Here Edition

The other night at the dinner table I was taking a photo of my plate of food, because I had tried a new recipe and wanted to post it on my blog.  “Not that I have time to do that,” … Continue reading

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Ramblings of a Middle-Aged Mom

(I was going to name this post, “Midlife Crisis,” but it sounded too dramatic; and anyway I’m not sure that’s accurate.  More like a “Midlife Awakening.”  I hope I’m not being too navel-gaze-y here…) Not long ago I realized something … Continue reading

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