Archives for June 2015

When We Expect Too Much

I have a love/hate relationship with package tracking. I love it because it gives me something tangible to look forward to. It gives substance to my hopes. When the package finally arrives, it seems all the more valuable for the effort I’ve put into waiting for it. Where things get sticky, though, is when package tracking […]

A Letter To My Idols

To my favorite idols (you know who you are): We need to talk. We’ve been together for a long time now, haven’t we? You’ve been my constant companions through turmoil, doubt, and despair. You were always with me in the dark places of my life, and you were the VIP guests at my self-hosted pity […]

Arise, Shine

The morning has come too soon. I groggily slap the snooze button on my alarm clock (yes, some of us old-fashioned types still have one) and snuggle down into the warmth of my bed-cave. As the early morning light seeps through my windows, I blearily mutter those infamous last words: “Just five more minutes…” Two […]

Zeroing In On The Truth

Have you ever felt like you just signed up for way more than you can handle? Yep. That’s how I felt this week when I agreed to help a family member train for a half-marathon. Uh-huh. A half-marathon. Now, for those of you who don’t know, I am not a runner. Not even close. You […]