Mixed Feelings

A light drizzle mixed with cold wind that seems as though it cuts right through your rain jacket and the shirt underneath. Headlights pierce through the early morning darkness. Still stiff and with sleepy eyes, the thermos of hot coffee appears to be the only thing giving comfort and cheering up our spirit. We are on … Continue reading Mixed Feelings

Turning the Inside Out – Part 1

Margaret Wheatley, an American author and expert on organizational behavior suggests that “without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” I believe that Wheatley is on to something solid with her observation. I am convinced that without accurate and realistic self-reflection; true happiness, self-worth, and … Continue reading Turning the Inside Out – Part 1

Turn

Left, right, up, down. Trees, leaves, rocks, dirt, roots and twigs. Steady breath and monotone sound of shoes hitting the trail. Quietness of the outdoors, change in terrain, occasional critter or another human. I feel like I could go forever. I fell in love with trail running. Trail running reminds me of the vibrancy of … Continue reading Turn

Comfort

Campfire. Coolness of the morning. Dew on the grass. It is quiet and peaceful, except for the occasional bird and the sound of thick cut bacon sizzling in the skillet. I love breakfast by a campfire! The smell of burning wood and bacon has power–it can comfort and definitely makes one hungry. The biggest thing … Continue reading Comfort