Category Archives: Power of thanks

Christmas Day 2012 {“We’re movin’ it!”}

We’ve had a wonderful Christmas day (and vacation!)  Gabriel was surprisingly–thankfully!– an angel on the drive up on Friday after work.  We drove straight into the winter storm as we crossed into VA, and things got a bit brutal in … Continue reading

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Habit 3: Put First Things First {Big Rocks!}

I’ve had this blog in my mind all evening–little tidbits of my day that I wanted to share, the evening ritual of bathing Gabe and getting him to bed.  But unfortunately I did all the other “Supermom” type stuff that … Continue reading

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Turkey Day: Food, Family, Photos, & Fun

I’m going to take an idea from my creative cousin and do a photo essay blog–check out hers here!–but first I want to say a few words about Thanksgiving: – The whole fam was together, which was the most important … Continue reading

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The Aftermath

I find that the week after a big race is kind of a let-down.  It happened with the Tri, and to some degree the Salem Lake 30K, and now yes, again, with the marathon.  I’ve worked and trained and planned, … Continue reading

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Raleigh Marathon Race Report

Today I ran my first marathon, the Raleigh City of Oaks marathon. My legs are absolutely dying right now, and I want to go to bed real bad, but I figured I’d write while it’s fresh in my mind. We … Continue reading

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Finally (Already?) Fall

Halfway thru October today.  On one hand, I’m so glad the weather is cooler, after all these months of heat.  But on the other hand, is it really already October?!  I’m literally wondering where September went.  It was a blur…  … Continue reading

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Salem Lake 30K Race Report

I am still in shock that I ran 18.6 miles–straight–on Saturday.  Here’s my long overdue race report from the experience: I had signed up all spur-of-the-moment style, as I sometimes do, as if a quick decision will make the running … Continue reading

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