Torture Report: DIY Cross Training & Fitness Hawaii Style

  (G): The week ended much like it began: difficult. Last Tuesday I put 10 miles into my day, another 10 on Friday and wrapped it all up with serious effort in getting new flooring put in over the weekend. The other days sprinkled in between had dashes and flashes of intensity but nothing quite…

Torture Report: Back to Nature, July is for Resting

(L)  The last week I have gone back to nature and rather than lamenting the fact that I wasn’t running some set distance…I just enjoyed where I was. I have walked around Nashville, Boulder and Colorado Springs. Now, while I am not setting any running records I am having a great time.  Don’t ask me…

Thankful Thursday: Road Trips and Gratitude

Last Friday we embarked on a quick trip road trip to Nashville knowing we would spend more time in the car than anywhere else. There were lots of laughs, music, broken air conditioners, unexpected car issues, life discussions, friends and much to be grateful for. I will spare you the details of went wrong because…

Life Lesson: Leap of Faith

Today, we are moving the furniture and the car to Nashville with our middle daughter. While she would like to be staying permanently this trip, she has some things she committed to earlier in the year. So, she will be moving to Nashville in July after she does her house sitting, a couple more shows…

Be Kind

It’s easy to be kind. It’s free, it benefits everyone and it’s fun! Lowi and I spent the last several days together with family and friends celebrating her daughter Sydney’s high school graduation. And in the midst of the celebration we were witness to many kindnesses offered by friends, mentors, family and otherwise.   Just…

Thankful Thursday: The Path Less Traveled

Since I am on the heels of my trip to Nashville I thought I would share a little gratitude. I went to Nashville with my middle daughter who was working on her music. I could be grateful for the opportunity to meet Diane Keaton who was sitting beside us in the airport, or having celebrity sightings such…