Crap. Our thirty-year-old furnace gave up the ghost. So I’m waiting for someone to give us an estimate for a new one. Thankfully, I dragged my feet on getting a new deck—the one taken out by the ice dam. The one that insurance covered. I’ll be able to use that money to replace the furnace. […]
Because, you know – I’m committed. NO! Not to an institution, you jerks. To running. I’m committed to running. Everyone’s a comedian.
Yes, I’m up. I’ve been up since 5:25 AM when Smokey decided to step on the Apple remote and turn on the TV. The little shit. Of course, she was attempting to knock things off of elevated surfaces because she wanted her morning treats. So, I’ve managed to get through my morning routine. That includes […]
I paced myself based on my breathing. I ignored all other cues. No heart rate announcements, no pace announcements. Just paying attention to my breathing. As a result I ended up with my second best performance since switching to Strava to monitor my exercise.
A run, walk and bike ride.
It never feels good. We can embrace it, yet it still feels uncomfortable. We can accept it is happening, yet we still feel vulnerable. We can hope for the best, but it will always be messy and uncontrollable. At best, we can be mindful and let go of our expectations. Fight change and suffer. Be […]
I’ve spent my Sunday Morning playing around with WordPress Themes. I’ve settled on the Sandalwood Theme. Simple, uncomplicated, and modern. Plus, I added a picture of Two Harbors, Minnesota, to the header. It’s taken from the breakwater barrier. Tina and I had a picnic there a year or so ago. Afterward, we took a walk […]
Sigh. Yes, I’m up. I’ve had my coffee. Now to go out into the world and adult. Okay, change of question: who invented adulting?
I’m doing okay. I struggled mid-sleep time but, for the most part, slept well enough. The week begins, and I’m up for the challenge. However, I’ve yet to finish my coffee. Still, I’ll hold onto my hope and see what the day brings. The rest of you be on your best behavior. I’d tell you […]
The question I keep asking myself – what’s the use of writing about politics? What purpose is there in pointing out the inconsistencies, the hypocrisies, and the outright lies of the current administration? I started blogging in 2003, writing about everything political, hoping against hope things would change. And for eight years, I held out […]