The alarm sounds, the mind wakes up, and unless we are on vacation, our to-do list unfurls itself in our head. We roll out of bed and think, what do I have to do today? The unfurled list follows us to the bathroom. Joins us in the shower and then rides shotgun as we make our way through […]
This short film, Nature. Beauty. Gratitude., created by Louie Schwartzberg, encapsulates gratitude in such an extraordinary way. I am grateful for your presence here and wish you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving!
If you have ever climbed a mountain, then you are no doubt familiar with what climbers refer to as a false summit. That’s when, after having hiked for hours, you think your “destination” is within reach. There you are way above timberline, the views are expansive, close to the peak. Then, you step up over a […]
A few days ago I caught up on the phone with one of my oldest and dearest friends, her name is Jeanne. Not long into the call she shared that, although she wasn’t seriously hurt, she had been hit by a car while riding her bike. Even though I have told myself a thousand times over–she is safe […]
What would it really be like to live as if every single day were your last. Every. Single. Day. In short, the everyday last day. When I left the house for a run this morning an article I had read in, The New York Times, about end-of-life-care, aptly called, The Best Possible Day, was still circling my mind. It […]
The rain came somewhere in the night. And it’s melodic sound pulled me from bed earlier than usual, my mood considerably lighter than the day before. Yesterday wasn’t so hot. And as surprising as this may sound, I was (and am) totally OK with it. I have learned that it is far more important […]
About 5 years ago there was a game played on Facebook called, 25 Random Things About You, it had a lot of rules associated with it. This is a re-make of the game a-la-blog. There are no hard-and-fast-rules. That being said I would love to know what your, 25 Random Things, are. If you […]