Winner!

November is over. December is here! While most people’s focus is turned toward Christmas, mine is captured reflecting on the accomplishments of November. I completed the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) — admittedly with some modifications. Instead of writing 50,000 words of a novel in November, I kept track of all the words I wrote…

Run Your Buns Off! And Write Your Thumbs Off?

That title will make sense — I promise! I ran the Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon last month and had a delightful time. I set a personal record and cheered my good friend through the finish line. AND as if that wasn’t enough– I got published! I submitted my article to a website called RunningAtDisney.com and…

Practice vs. Inspiration

I’m a writer. It’s on my business card and everything. So I read books written by famous authors talking about writing. (Yes, nerd alert!) I recently read, This is the Story of a Happy Marriage” by Anne Pachett Pachett describes one book signing where she was approached by an overzealous woman insisting someone write her story…

Action and Non-Action

Because time is a finite resource, every action involves an infinite amount of non-actions. Every choice I make. What book to read, what movie to watch, what food to eat, what topic to write about, necessarily involves not reading other books, watching other movies, eating other foods or writing about other topics concurrently. I can only…

Awesome Always Goes Viral

Since when did virality become a desirable thing? I’m still learning to punch fear in the face, escape average and do work that matters from author, Jon Acuff.   Although I didn’t know it at the time, this blog was my big Start project! I stopped thinking of all the things that could go wrong…

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