For my marathon medal to stop looping through the eastern seaboard and get delivered to me…Continue reading “The tension of waiting”
The weekend was cool and crisp but sunny and dry, so I broke out the bin where I store the covers for the patio furnitures for the summer, and all the hanging solar light accoutrements in the winter, and began the transition.Continue reading “IRL: Changing seasons, shifting sands”
As I type this, not as it posts, it’s the actual day of the actual Baltimore Festival of Running. I am not running. I did my marathon, twice, earlier this month.
But the air is crisp and the sun is shining. It’s a glorious Autumn weekend morning… it’s a lovely day to get out and move.Continue reading “A song in – or maybe for – my heart”
It all started because I made tzatziki. Maybe even too much tzatziki. If there is such a thing.
So it turned into a whole Greek feast.Continue reading “Culinary travels – Greece”
Halloween is coming. My neighbors three doors down decorated at the beginning of the month, to the nth degree. Not in a creepy horrific way – thank God. Just … it’s lit up like Christmas, but Halloween. Very festive.Continue reading “Not my holiday”
So these virtual challenges are starting to go to my head or something.
On successive days this month, I walked a half marathon…Continue reading “Observations on overkill”
There are moments from my IRL trip to Scotland that I will carry with me forever.
Standing in Edinburgh Castle, with North Sea breeze whipping across my face, is one.Continue reading “Virtual Edinburgh Castle”
Every day I’ve been crossing the items off the list. I read my scripture. I get my steps. I do my Duolingo and Rosetta Stone (still both Frenching it up). I floss my teeth. I get the things done.
But I don’t always do them with joy and excitement.Continue reading “295 and other milestones”
Eighteen days into my solo virtual adventure in Africa, I hit the 1% mark.Continue reading “Solo mission impossible: 1%”
My ballot came, right on time, as requested.
I had it filled out, checked twice for accuracy, and sealed up for return the same day.Continue reading “Important mail arrives”