Road Closed

I got a lesson in patience, persistence and encouragement last week.  For about two weeks I had been wanting to go for a 5 mile run.  I feel like I need to start increasing my mileage if I am going to be able to run the Army 10 Miler on October 21st.  Now, I won’t be running it in […]

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Why I Want To Be Like The Love Bugs

Have you ever seen the love bugs that invade the muggy southern states twice a year? I mentioned them in my post about My Messy Friends, but I’ve had a small change of heart toward these pesky bugs. A very small change of heart. I still can’t stand trying to dodge them outside. I wouldn’t […]

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Are You Missing Out?

Sweeping accumulated love bugs (a southern affliction at least as displeasing as the humidity) out of my screened in porch in preparation for a new friend who was coming to dinner, I thought… “Maybe I should have waited to invite her over until this space was just perfect.” As soon as we moved in, I […]

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Fit It In

Today’s women are BUSY people.  Now, I will accept full blame for some of my own busy-ness.  I know I am prone to create work for myself where none needs to be.  However, I am an Army wife who just moved to a new post with two young boys, is starting her own business while […]

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Training Partners

I had a friend in college with whom I would occasionally run in the spring. She was perhaps my first and until today only running buddy. Both being fairly competitive, one or the other of us would start to pick up the pace about a mile from our finish. There was never a spoken word […]

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Storm Warning

Storm Warning

  When news of a storm warning hits the airwaves we glue ourselves to our televisions and radios, filled with fear and trepidation, or maybe just curiosity, about an oncoming disaster. We watch and we wait. We analyze every possible storm-track and try to predict the potential damage. We flock to Wal-Mart to stock up on batteries, bottled […]

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