Something I love about Far West Texas…the dramatic shifts in weather and the skies that come with that. This morning it was mid 60’s and right now it’s 38 degrees and dropping rapidly. Some precipitation possible. And good for me…it’s a work from home kind of day. Jammies, hot tea and hanging with the dogs. […]

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Free at Last

A couple of weeks ago I made a very intentional decision to leave Facebook. When I deactivated my account “they” asked why. I thought about it for a minute and I realize that at this time in my life, the negatives far outweigh the positives. The platform no longer serves me; it’s simply not good […]

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It’s a Wrap!

Thrilled to share that I got second in my age group, 50 to 59. (I’m 59, jus’ saying) at the 6-12-24 Hour World Time Trial Championships In Borrego Springs, CA. The winner and I broke the course record for our age group by four miles. I got 8th overall in the women. The race is […]

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On an adventure! If you told me one year ago I’d be headed to the 6-12-24 World Time Trial Championships…it seriously wouldn’t have even crossed my mind. But here I am. Ready and focused. Thanks to Inside Out Sports Charlotte, and Sonni Dyer (my coach) for helping make this a reality! The race is Saturday […]

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Life is Messy

A few thoughts this morning. I am so in love with the messiness of life. I used to try to avoid it. But not now. I say that at this moment because I feel at peace. My kids are okay. The dogs are curled up next to me. I have a roof over my head […]

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I’m listening to the news and the suffering. I have close friends who are suffering too…surviving the best they can right now. The loss and sorrow. I feel so helpless, wish I had the magic pill to soothe their suffering…and to sooth the smallness of my own as I feel this helplessness. I am reminded […]

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Even as a little girl I struggled with the idea of God. The image of him I was raised with, resembled Poseidon minus the big fork. He was sometimes scary, sometimes protective, but never compassionate. When I got sober I was introduced to the concept of Higher Power and I got to define that in […]