I thought I knew it all at different points of life but now know that we’ve all just been learning together all along.
Once in a while my husband manages to surprise me. I mean, really, really surprise me. He isn’t one for big public displays, doesn’t think sports stadium proposals are romantic (or wise). Still, once in a while… My birthday just happened to land on the 7th anniversary of the founding of Blessings Under the Bridge, […]
It all started during Bloomsday last year. The pain was a convenient cop-out for not running up Doomsday Hill. I had been running better than I thought possible. I wasn’t tired. I was in a great stride, comfortable, and enjoying the race. And then I wasn’t any more. What began as a twinge in the ball […]
GO. My Mom loved to sing. She sang to me when I was little, sitting on her lap in the rocking chair. She hummed constantly as she worked, sometimes a tuneless melody of her own, and at times just some song from the radio that got stuck in her head. But the singing. Always the […]
After not nearly as much training as I should have been doing, Bloomsday 2012 is upon me. This Sunday, at 9 o’clock in the morning, I will be joining over 50,000 runners and walkers for a 12k race! This is my second Bloomsday. I still don’t really consider myself a “runner”. I don’t run consistently […]