In the Dirt


I was a grubby little girl. Grimy and dirty and messy with stringy dishwater brown hair that turned blond from spending too much time playing make-believe outside with my brother and sister out in the country. My sister ate ants. Just to gross us out. She said “pretend they have chocolate on them and have […]

Who Am I Now?

Photo by Wendi Kelly

I have seen my future and my future is NOW. ~ Wendi Kelly   Last year around this time, I began a weekly ritual called the Sunday Summit, a planning exercise recommended by my coach, Christine Kane. Quite simply, the purpose of the Sunday Summit is a weekly ritual designed to help you celebrate your […]

Saving Summer

I thank you God for this most amazing day; for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes. ~E.E. Cummings   It’s the end of June and I don’t know where it went. Well, yes I do actually. […]

A Spring Rain

It’s raining as I write. A dark, low, rumbling thunderous rain. Not frightening. The sort of rain that rolls in like a vacuum and cleans away the winter dust. It has been an ugly, long week of rain, tornado warnings and high winds, and yet, we soldier on here, not flinching in our schedules, not […]

Slow Cooking Frogs

You can do anything you want in life, you just can’t do everything all at once. ~ Bobbi LaBelle Hanging above my desk on a bright red ribbon, is a large heavy square bronze medal. It is one of my most treasured possessions. Engraved on it are the words: 24th Columbus Marathon  October 19th 2003 […]