I’ve got three Golden Retrievers guarding the perimeter… of my bedroom. It’s pouring rain outside. I’m considering whether the run to retrieve the New York Times at the end of the driveway is worth it when I am so cozy. But on the plus side, I can grab another coffee when I do. Thinking. OK…be [...]
Some friends of mine from Rolling Hills Church in El Dorado Hills just wrote a Christmas song called God With Us, and Super Six Productions produced this video. It’s catchy and I love it – Enjoy!
Even with phone applications of Nike+, Map My Ride, Mapquest, and a GPS, I can get lost on a trail. It’s amazing how consistently I can do this. I have absolutely no sense of direction. As children, safely trapped in the back of the station wagon with books and no seat belts, my mom would [...]
Yesterday, one of the kindest men I know told me how he was cultivating a ruthless attitude. We looked at each other and then burst out laughing. This gracious man doesn’t have a ruthless cell in his body. The funny thing is…I’m trying to do the same. But mine doesn’t have to do with finding [...]
There is a reason why I run 12-minute miles… I GET DISTRACTED! I run on a trail at a beautiful place. Folsom Lake changes with the seasons. The water is receding – more sand! There’s odd fall foliage this time of year. Clouds roll in on this [...]
Otherwise By Jane Kenyon I got out of bed on two strong legs. It might have been otherwise. I ate cereal, sweet milk, ripe, flawless peach. It might have been otherwise. I took the dog uphill to the birch wood. All morning I did the work I love. At noon I lay down with my [...]
If I had an extra hour, I would… Sleep Take a yoga class Run longer and faster Sing Read Groom the dogs and cat Play the guitar Play the piano Clean out the bills Write a story Delete old mail to clean up my computer Clean something…unfortunately, I have a ton of options Pray Figure [...]
This entry was written on August 10, 2010 and today is September 18. So much has happened since then but this week I received a great DVD about the Nepal in New Hampshire weekend, Brendan memory bracelets from my sister andria, and another sister’s (Lisa) CD with a favorite family song sung at every family [...]
Husband wisely says, “Fly into Philly and rent a car.” I ignore him. Fly into NYC, take 4 trains, rent a car. Way more expensive. Fail.