The phrase "a new normal" is overused---if entirely appropriate---these days. While some folks might yearn for the so-called Good Ol' Days, I can't hear that cliché without remembering the wisdom of the great bard Billy Joel: "The good old days weren't always good, and tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems." https://youtu.be/ph7oZnBH05s I hope Billy … Continue reading What I’m Learning Wednesday: What I Need Moving into to the New Normal
What I’m Learning Wednesday: How To Run
I have a love/hate history with running. No. I have a hate/hate history with running. In junior high P.E. in 1980-something we had to run laps around the park across the street from the school. Being girls we wore green and white one-piece zip-up gym uniforms, which (Thanks Be To God) I do not have … Continue reading What I’m Learning Wednesday: How To Run
What I’m Learning Wednesday: To Show Up.
I want to start this WILW series with a big-picture lesson, one I've needed to learn for basically my entire adult life. In some ways it goes against my hardwired personality type. I like big projects with finite timelines, and I like to push them to the last minute. I like working monogamously, one thing … Continue reading What I’m Learning Wednesday: To Show Up.
About not running.
For six weeks of my life this past summer, three days a week, I got up at sunrise and laced up a new pair of running shoes and strapped my iPhone around my upper arm and went out to pound the pavement on a Couch-to-5K program.(Note: the program is eight weeks long. Feel free to … Continue reading About not running.