Home Again

After over a week away, our little family is re-acclimating to our summer routine at home.  As email and Facebook posts keep reminding me, though, our “summer routine” is about to be swapped for another routine to which I’m not quite ready to return.  I’m sure I will be when the time comes, but for now,… Read More Home Again

Small Victories

Today, I finally ran again after a few months’ hiatus. It was a little slower than I’m used to running–and a little shorter–and more than a little humbling– but it was good. I’m grateful for my school’s fitness center. The only way I can run is if I hit the treadmill right after school. I’m… Read More Small Victories


The end of the summer was a blur for our family.  Two trips, a return to school and daycare, half marathon training at its mileage peak, home selling and buying (or trying to): we’re all little tuckered out. In early August, we spent a long weekend in Galena, Illinois with Mark’s parents, his brother, Scott,… Read More Whew!