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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Top 10 Moving Musings

Just a little light humor from our latest move with the Army! 10.  When the packers tell you where they put the keys to the china hutch are packed, write it down, e-mail it to yourself and tell at least 3 other people. 9.  The type of wall outlet for the dryer will always be […]

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Check Your Shoes

I wouldn’t call what I’ve been doing here in Louisiana so far running.  It isn’t even really jogging.  Perhaps it is more like really slow intervals with long recovery periods of walking.  It is hot, even before 7 am and humid all the time.  I really wonder about the healthfulness of breathing air that is […]

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