Scouts is our Home. Scouts is our Tribe.

I have started and erased and restarted the intro to this specific blog post today more times than I care to admit. Since I cannot think of anything philosophically awe-inspiring, I will dive right in to it. Something magical happened this weekend. I am a scout leader. But I am a parent of a scout […]

Little Steps: Day 52 – The Trail Ends Here?

I apologize in advance. But my mind is a tangled mess. Thoughts are flying around a thousand miles a minute. Crashing in to eachother. Trajectories unknown. My fingers are full of dread. The words want to flow faster than they can be given passage. I have no idea what is about to overflow the walls, […]

Little Steps: Day 23 – Pause. Reflect. Move Forward.

Day 23: 3.14 miles / Total miles: 21.28mi / Days left: 156 / Time:2:01:15 / Pace: 38’35 Yesterday was my first hike since last Thursday (Day 18). I ended last week on such a euphoric high. And then this weekend happened. And I desperately needed to go for a hike. I couldn’t go Monday. I […]

The Loving Myself Journey: Gate # 2 – 808

If you do not know who I am, or haven’t ran across my post about what 808 means to me, then let me give you the cliff notes version. I see 808 constantly. Everywhere. Sometimes I do not see it for a few days, or even a week or more. But it never ceases to […]

The Loving Myself Journey: Gate #2

When my husband and I were first dating, we knew we loved each other, but it wasn’t easy. I don’t know if we had even envisioned us together going on 13 years. Oh the beginning was so hard. We had LOTS of ups and downs. But we never let that veer us away (minus that […]