Farewell to the Marathon

Those who follow me on Twitter or are connected with me on Facebook undoubtedly know that a won a place to run in the Chicago Marathon. You might even remember a snarky post I wrote detailing the fact that I decided “what the hell,” and signed up. This was back when I still didn’t have [...]

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This Too Shall Pass

Those who know me have seen my recent tattoo. I was proud of the design, of letting go and taking the risk of putting this onto my body. Putting myself into someone else’s hands. Granted, I collaborated on the right alignment of the worlds and image with the artist – something new for me – [...]

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Here We Go Again

I’ve decided that planning and actually paying for a marathon – up front – is not the way to go. After wasting what amounted to a couple of hundred dollars on marathon entries and gear, I said “enough.” I covered the distance. I fulfilled my promise. I even broke my foot, just to be super [...]

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Spirituality versus Religion

Disclaimer: this post gets into some of my personal feelings regarding god and religion. If you think you will be offended by bluntness regarding this, please don’t read and certainly don’t send me hate mail. Ain’t nobody got time for that. For the longest time, I thought being “spiritual” was an easy way for non-practicing [...]

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On Writing

I’ve been reading a lot of articles lately about how one can market oneself as a writer. Today, it’s all about content marketing, blogging and building a story around a company, platform or product. In order to move more swiftly into expertise in this field, it seems the best way to go is to find [...]

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My Plant is Called John Lennon

I have a plant. It’s called John Lennon. Mr. Lennon came into my life at my housewarming party which, at this point, seems like it happened a million years ago. I decided to call the event a housewarming party despite it actually being a “two-room-warming party” but those two rooms – and they are two [...]

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