Why Not Me And Other Stories

One upside to all the traveling I’ve been doing lately is all the books I’ve been able to read while waiting at airports, sitting on planes, and unwinding in my hotel room. I’ve read a serious family saga, science fiction, a contemporary novel, and a celebrity biopic. 

Book Reviews

The most serious book I read was Trail of Broken Wings by Sejal Badani. Continue reading

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Training For The 2015 Army Ten Miler?

When I started this blog five years ago (!) my very first post was about training for the 2010 Army Ten Miler. The next year, I did a whole series of “training log” posts, chronicling six weeks of training. Now, here I am a few days away from my eighth Army Ten Miler and I’ve barely written about it–or thought about it!

Army 10 Miler 2015

Instead of focusing on training for the Army Ten Miler, I’ve been focusing on recovering from my broken foot and ramping up my running without getting hurt again. That means I’ve done a grand total of one hill workout, one track workout, and one 10 mile run. Continue reading

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Miles Change You — Mizuno Wave Inspire 12

I’ve been a Mizuno girl for ages now. Every once in a while I try a different brand of running shoe, but Mizunos are always my go-to shoes for every day training. Through Fitfluential, I was offered an opportunity to review the new Mizuno Wave Inspire 12, and I am loving the lightweight support of this updated model.

Mizuno Wave Inspire 12
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October Ultimate Coffee Date Link Up

Welcome to the October edition of the Ultimate Coffee Date Link Up! My co-hosts Deborah and Lynda and I host this link up to provide an opportunity to get to know each other better by sharing what’s going on in our lives. Please make the most of it by playing along and commenting on other blogs in the link up. 

The Ultimate Coffee Date Link Up

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New to link ups? This post has my top tips for making them work for you.

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Five Things Every Airport Needs

Fall is “conference season” for me, which means a lot of business trips through various airports. I try to allow myself plenty of time to get through security, but whether I’m  dashing to my gate or have time to kill before boarding my flight, there are certain amenities I always appreciate.  

5 Things Every Airport Needs
Here are five things every airport needs to make travel less tiresome.  Continue reading

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