Monthly Archives: April 2013

ten on tuesday.

1. Days like yesterday and the tragedy at the Boston Marathon make me feel quiet. There’s nothing I can say that hasn’t already been said, and there’s certainly nothing I can say to take away the pain. So I just feel quiet, and quiet isn’t a natural state for me. After the devastating, terrified, raging […]

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t-ball: a love story.

I have a vivid memory of being 14 years old. I was on the track team which wasn’t an accomplishment in my high school and only meant that I was interested in getting an athletic study hall. We had a meet at a neighboring high school and I was strolling the bleachers waiting for it […]

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Easter.

(This post is the last of the pre-calibrated pics. Color is bad. Please forgive.) We arrived home from Dayton late on the Friday night before Easter. Apparently everyone from Indiana, Ohio and Illinois was traveling down to the beach for Spring Break so the trip was seriously slow going. We pulled in exhausted but happy […]

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ten on tuesday.

1. I finished the Lynchburg Half Marathon (and its infamous “Whiskey Hill”) on Saturday, breaking my previous best time by over 5 minutes. I am elated! My time was 2:04:43 and I officially have my sights set on a sub-2 half. Gosh I hope I have it in me! 2. I have a little race […]

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true story.

We heard the thud first. Catie and I were sipping ice water and trading mama stories one room over when we heard it. And as mamas do we listened to see if a cry would follow. It did. We exchanged glances. The cry was a real one and too intense to easily discern just whose […]

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