For once, the delay in my posting is not a direct result of my lack of time management- although, for once, I wish it was. Brett Barron, a long-time friend and adventure buddy to Darrin, passed away on a hiking excursion in Montana this past week. I'm not really sure how to follow up that … Continue reading Brett. Darrin. Me.
Strap yo'selves in, boys and girls. This one is pretty much an update hit and run. Because my life is ridiculous. Absolutely ridiculous. In terms of a brief weight-loss update, I'm now sub-150lbs consistently, edging very, very close to target. I'm a little surprised, honestly, to see 148-149lbs on a regular basis. It was extremely difficult … Continue reading Oooohs and Aaaahs
If I were not swimming in my summer time blues, I'd have another humorous quip about how, as usual, nothing goes the way I intend. As it is- full disclosure- the summer tends to see an up-tick in my anxiety, and while most people who experience seasonal depression struggle in the winter, I have the … Continue reading Updates, Blues +/- Parenting, and Internal, Dark Rooms
Y'aaaaaaaaaalllllllllll. Y'all. There has been so much life recently, so I'm just gonna bullet out a few updates to keep you in the loop before I go back to burning my eyes out over this book. When is the book supposed to launch?- Well, here's the thing. My goal has always been to have it available … Continue reading Brief Update
I hope you guys find me as entertaining or amusing as I find myself. Not because I'm clever, because, honestly, I'm actually pretty slow with come-backs and one-liners. I also don't tell good jokes. Rather, because I am constantly walking around presented with contradictions to the way I thought things were. It never fails- every … Continue reading Flexibility and Accountability (and Switzerland)
We are officially in travel week for the Catamount Expeditions trip to the Bernese Alps, and as I look at all my packing items strewn on the floor (and check the shipping status of things I definitely ordered like, last week), I find myself contemplative- equal parts excited and solemn. For most, a week-long trip to … Continue reading The Significance of Switzerland
I am pretty much the worst. It's okay, I know. I keep saying, I'll get to a post about substitute teaching and guns and world peace and the secret of life, etc., and then I pretty much just disappear. In reading about how blogging is a successful source of income, two of the main points- keep … Continue reading Odds and Ends, Plus Teacher Appreciation Week