It looks scary. That big chasm between where you are now and where you could be. Maybe someone comes along for emotional support. The other friend is just along for the ride. Take the step to the ledge and find a comfortable spot. Take a deep breath. Let the fear and your breath out. Now … Continue reading Monday motivation: Take the leap
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I want to talk about the college football game experience. Every family should try to go to at least one sporting or musical event. If your enthusiasm is contagious, the kids may end up finding something new to enjoy. It's a magical experience being with a group of people who are all excited about what they see in front of them.
This photo gallery is a little glimpse of some of our water adventures for the past few years. Even while we lived in West Virginia, we had our homes near the water -- creeks, lakes, and rivers. It's just part of our life. The shoreline has changed from hilly to flat. The good memories are … Continue reading Water adventures photos
What's the point of training for a half marathon in which you won't be able to race? I took a few days off my training to figure out why I need to keep going.
I think the powers that be don't want my family to embark on epic adventures during Easter weekends. Last year, we got a flat tire on our way home from the Outer Banks. We ended up staying an extra night in a hotel and taking a few expensive taxi rides. Mountain Kid 1 deemed it … Continue reading Two sides of an epic adventure
Our neighbor's dog -- it's a sweet dog but jumps on my kids and can be a pain in the butt. It takes a lot of courage and forgiveness to deal with the dog's antics. And courage and forgiveness is something I've been dealing with a lot lately as I tackle some mental aspects of … Continue reading Finding courage and forgiveness