Category: Personal Story

Month In Review: August 2016

Month In Review: August 2016

August was for time at home. I’ve been chilling out and working, loving my apartment and my pets. Yes, it’s pets plural again! Meet the latest member of the family – Gimli!   He’s a one year old Scottie mix. He’s a lovable ball of energy. It took us a few weeks to figure each…

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Month In Review: July 2016

Month In Review: July 2016

Destinations Visited Pittsburgh, PA Nashville, TN Miles Traveled Map   Favorite Destination of the Month Nashville! Music City is so much fun. I spent ten days there. Half of it I was on vacation hanging out with my husband. Half of it I was working my booty off at Coach Summit. Kevin and I did…

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Month In Review: June 2016

Month In Review: June 2016

Destinations Visited Pittsburgh, PA Troy, OH Binghamton, NY Brant Lake, NY/the Adirondack Park Miles Traveled Map   Favorite Destination of the Month Brant Lake, NY in the Adirondack Park I grew up near Brant Lake and I adore the Adirondacks. I haven’t spent a full week there in years and it was so refreshing to…

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Race Report: Pittsburgh Half Marathon

Race Report: Pittsburgh Half Marathon

48 hours after finishing the Pittsburgh Half Marathon for the second time and I’m still exhausted. But damn was it fun. I’ve got to admit that I ran this race having trained less than I have for any other race I’ve ever completed but I also had more fun than I’ve ever had before. I…

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3 Months In

3 Months In

I’ve been blogging for nearly six years. My first ever post went live June 30, 2010. This is my third blog. And yet, in many ways I am only three months into my blogging journey. For all of these years I have had my blog as a business in my mind. The thought nagged and…

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7 Dreams For 2016

7 Dreams For 2016

At the start of a new year, I like to take time to dream and imagine all the good things that might happen in the year to come. I’ve done this as long as I can remember. I can recall winter days in front of the woodstove at home studying maps and planning trips with…

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November 2015 Recap

November 2015 Recap

If I had to choose one word to describe November it would be: UNEXPECTED. Nothing about November was planned except for one set of bus tickets that I bought back in August. I have so much to say about November and yet I am completely speechless. I’ve tried to sit down and write this post…

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