When life gets complicated, get simple.
Be fully present in each precious moment – Brian Biro Just before I headed out to the west coast to see my daughter, a co-worker sent me a text that said, “Live it….be ever so present in each precious moment”. I truly did breathe it all in and we did jam a lot into a few days. […]
Right now, one of my very favourite people is away, and I miss him a whole bunch. My son, Kyle, is spending the fall as a visiting scientist at Harvard and I really miss him and the little things….like how he checks in and asks how my day is going….how we chat about everything and […]
Joy is not in things, it is in us – Richard Wagner
You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. – Winnie the Pooh My birthday weekend was spent leaving my corner of the forest and “going to the others”. So worth it!
I have not posted in almost a week not because I’ve been lost….rather because I treated myself and hubby to a trip to see our daughter. This involved travelling pretty much across the country and back in 3 days. Worth every tired moment. Until I can regroup, there’s a shot the captures both the weather […]
Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder – Thoreau There is an offshoot to exercise – that wonderful thing called endorphins. Theory is, they will kick in after you […]
When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves. – Viktor Frankl I usually agree with the quotes I choose to use. I do not agree with this one, at least not today. I am learning that changing myself to suit a situation sometimes means allowing someone to […]
“The miracle isn’t that you finished. The miracle is that you had the courage to start.” – adapted from John Bingham I saw this quote today, hand printed on a sign, leaning up against an old chair, right at the top of a hill. The hardest hill of my half marathon trek today. Halfway up the hill, […]
Spending time tonight “carbing up”….race day tomorrow! As I head into my fifth half marathon walking race, I am feeling confident as I have never prepared as well as this year. Specifically the cross training with cycling. It also is, as my hubby pointed out today, possibly my last walking race as I move to cycling […]