Snow Day


A snow day is like no other, It’s the gift of extra time. A day free of “have to’s”, A day of my own design. Some reading, or napping, a little baking and crafting, The day will be warm and cozy. Some sledding and digging, a snow queen or two, Then go inside and our cheeks will […]

There Are No Guarantees

Jazz Hams

“There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.” Emmanuel Teney I have been struggling , with, well, LIFE ever since my children were born.  A little over ten years ago, I found out I was pregnant.  With an actual baby.  That I […]

The Lengths He Went to Help Kids


I love my husband, Jed’s long and thick hair.  Many women, including me, would love to have hair like his because he can wear it curly or straight and it grows very fast.  Jed had various hair lengths throughout the 19 years we have been together.  While it is my personal preference when his hair […]

F##k Perspective!

"Chumbawamba 1" by Barbara Mürdter - photo taken by Barbara Mürdter. 
Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Perspective is one of those things that in moderation can make us laugh and in excess can make us cry.  If you have a husband/wife/partner who occasionally says the wrong thing OR if you have a day that “goes south”, read fellow blogger Alison’s post from this week.  It will make you laugh! On a […]

Runitlikeamom of the Month: Jaimie Fisco


I first met this mom of the month years ago, waaaaay before being a mom was on anyone’s radar, when we were in seventh grade.  Our paths have been periodically crossing over the years, and so she seemed a natural choice for a featured mom after our most recent “re-meeting.” She is fun, smart, and does her best to live […]

I’m Annoyed


I realize many of you reading this post have actual things to be really annoyed about, like say, blizzards and power outages. In looking back through this list, I can see how my thoughts below may seem trivial in comparison, but sometimes you have to keep it real and say what is on your mind…and […]

Don’t Let Doubt Stop You


Doubt is a seemingly innocuous noun, short in letters and soft in sound, but to have doubt is a powerful emotion.  Doubt as a verb is even more controlling and dangerous, meaning to have no confidence in someone or something.  To doubt and to have doubts is human; we all experience this phenomenon from time […]

Winter Racing and all its Glory


Winters in New England can be a challenge for us runners.  How do we keep our mileage up over the winter months?  Freezing cold temps, icy roads and short days make it difficult for sure, BUT I am here to remind you that where there’s a will, there’s a way.  Besides, running a winter race […]