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counting your blessings

Right before thanksgiving something happened that checked me — fully. I won’t get into the weeds about it, but it made me realize how trivial the WHAT is and how important the WHY is. So, let’s all remember in this … Continue reading

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lately

i hung some holiday lights. i cried in a movie theatre. i listened to some deep music in a very dark room. i ate a great dinner made with love on my floor. i’ve tried to slow down, consciously. this … Continue reading

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Finisher

If there’s one thing running has taught me, it’s that you can’t count on all days to be the same, but you can count on having more of them. Some runs are supremely easy; bounding down the road feeling as … Continue reading

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“I feel like a king, man!”

An excerpt from one of my favorite movies, Happy. If you haven’t seen it, DO. The premise is a little hokey but I promise you, once you get past that, you’ll fall in love too. In January, I started a gratitude … Continue reading

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Firsts

I’ve started writing down the good, little things that happen over the course of the day to remind me how lucky I am to be on this earth. Here are a few from the past 24 hours to get your … Continue reading

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Breaking a rule (or two)

Any runner worth their soles, anyone reaching for a goal, anyone seeking change knows this cardinal rule — Don’t look back.  When I’m clocking my miles and time in the world I don’t look behind me. Ever. Who knows what’s back there; … Continue reading

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It’s not enough…

…to put your heart and soul into something, it takes an act of grace.  When I graduated from my Master’s program, Miss Arizona sent me a card with just that on it. This card now hangs on my fridge to … Continue reading

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