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Drowning in Email?  “tips & scripts” that will make your life easier Drowning in Email? “tips & scripts” that will make your life easier

Drowning in Email? “tips & scripts” that will make your life easier

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 in Ideas, Life

One of my favorite guides is Alexandra Franzen. She “writes about how to be a better writer and a nicer human being.” Today my inbox included a gift from her that I would like to share with you. True to her own advice, when I asked if I could share her post on my blog, […]

Hotter Than Hades – A Race Review Hotter Than Hades – A Race Review

Hotter Than Hades – A Race Review

Posted on Jun 22, 2014 in Races, Travel

Saturday I ran the Hotter than Hades Tribbett Half Marathon, in Leland Mississippi. (I love typing out the full m.i.s.s.i.s.s.i.p.p.i – isn’t it hard to say that word without sing-spelling?) This is part of my challenge to myself to run 20 13.1’s this year and try to run them in states I have not yet […]

Why do men lie about their age? Why do men lie about their age?

Why do men lie about their age?

Posted on Jun 4, 2014 in Life

I’ve been writing a good deal about things I’ve learned, helpful tips etcetera. But this is one issue I know nothing about, and I’d love your perspective. I recently (briefly) dated a man that lied about his age. I met him online and yes, I know that it is common to fib about your age online. […]

Travel Tips, Anticipation and Happiness Travel Tips, Anticipation and Happiness

Travel Tips, Anticipation and Happiness

Posted on Jun 3, 2014 in Travel

Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God. – Kurt Vonnegut I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. – Susan Sontag  The map is not the territory. – Alfred Korzybski  Travel brings love and power back into your life – Rumi Later today I am off to Washington DC for a brief overnight […]

Are you on the right path? A few clues. Are you on the right path? A few clues.

Are you on the right path? A few clues.

Posted on May 17, 2014 in Life

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. —Benjamin Franklin When you lose something in your life, stop thinking it’s a loss for you… it is a gift you have been given so you can get on the right path to where you are meant to go, not […]

Finding God in an Oklahoma City Garage Finding God in an Oklahoma City Garage

Finding God in an Oklahoma City Garage

Posted on Apr 27, 2014 in Life, Races

This morning I ran the Oklahoma City Memorial Half Marathon. It’s part of a quest I am on this year to run 20 half marathons – nine of them in the remaining nine U.S. states I have not yet visited. This was an exponentially awesome decision on my part, because it crosses the things I love […]

Evidence of Life Evidence of Life

Evidence of Life

Posted on Apr 26, 2014 in Life

My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together. –Desmond Tutu I’m B-19. The number I’ve been assigned that dictates how and when I will board my Southwest flight. Standing in line, I’m observing how people are thoughtfully arranging themselves. “Excuse me, the older woman says showing the young man […]

How to stop feeling overwhelmed and channel your powers for good, not evil How to stop feeling overwhelmed and channel your powers for good, not evil

How to stop feeling overwhelmed and channel your powers for good, not evil

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Life

The bargain was this: Admit the anxiety as an essential part of yourself and in exchange that anxiety will be converted into energy, unstable but manageable. Stop with the self-flagellating and become yourself, with scars and tics.― Daniel Smith, Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety Most humans have monkey minds from time to time; some […]

Please fix this. Please fix this.

Please fix this.

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Ideas

Of course I want to find a cure for cancer, and eradicate poverty and find a way to stop the planet from imploding, but sometimes it’s the daily stuff that drives me nuts. Here are some things living in my head today that I wish we could fix, not in any particular order. A secure, […]

Stop networking. Stop networking.

Stop networking.

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Life

* this post recently appeared in Forth – check them out! Folk spend so much time trying to be connected to people because of who they are, what that relationship represents to them or what they think that person can do for them. Just give me people who I know in my heart know God personally. […]