adventures / writing

Never Surrender Blogfest

During the second week of June–that’s the 11-16(this week!)–YA author Elana Johnson will be hosting the Never Surrender blogfest. This is something anyone, anywhere can participate in. All you have to do is blog about a time you didn’t surrender. My never surrender experience took a really long time. Really, really long. Like one year … Continue reading


an homage

an homage to mrs. darcy and mr. hemingway summer is almost here. almost. and as i reflect on summer’s past i realize that my greatest summer months perfectly balanced productivity and relaxation. as summer goes, too much productivity and you feel as though you’ve been cheated out of an entire season of the year. too … Continue reading

adventures / writing


Yesterday I ran a marathon.  Today I cannot walk without holding onto the walls, but yesterday…yesterday, I ran 26.2 miles. Wow. This was my journey: Mile 0: Feeling good. Decided to run with the 4:40 pace girl. Figured if I drifted back, I could just make sure I kept myself in front of the 4:55 … Continue reading