How Labor is Like Running a Marathon

“It always seems impossible until it’s done” It’s April and, for the first time in years, I’m not in the midst of training for a marathon – which coincidentally means I’m not blogging about marathon training. Weird. It just doesn’t feel right to not be blogging about...

What Happens When There’s a Shift in Routine

“It’s good to be regular” I have what one might refer to as Type A personality. In the Myers Briggs personality test, I’m a hard J vs. a P. When looking at my Strengths Finder, Discipline is among my top themes. What does all this mean? I’m an organizer, a planner,...

A Family Outing at the Chicago Marathon

“Big brothers – the only guys who will pick on you, yet beat up anyone else who tries” Earlier this week, as I was working on an idea for a new blog, it occurred to me I run Chicago Marathon in just two weeks and I’ve barely blogged about it. I’m usually good for at...

Running in the Dark

“Zero Dark Thirty” We’re always learning, right? No matter how young or old we are, new experiences and situations lead to new learnings all the time. For me, training for a marathon in the summer has taught me a lot – and, I admit, not all of these new findings have...
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