Category Archives: Me Time

Past Lives

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Earth goes around

Last year my birthday ended with Captain America singing Happy Birthday to me. Okay, so not Chris Evans. And he wasn’t REALLY Captain America. Just Cleveland’s version of him. He was poking 50 with a finger, wearing compression socks and … Continue reading

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Writing, Running, and Summer with the Kids

Everyone take a collective sigh of relief. It is summer. Well, okay, a sigh of relief isn’t always what I feel when I think of summer. After all it is all me, all day, with 3 kids. And I have … Continue reading

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Dead car batteries, killjoy

It doesn’t take much to enter into the cone of shame.  Anything can set it off.  A dead car battery.  A rejection letter.  The kids not behaving.  One thing can set you off on a negative spiral that will take … Continue reading

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What no one told you about being a SAHM

Since I became a stay at home mom, about once a year I go through a huge dilemma.  It almost always happens as the school year rounds into the final stages.  Spring Break looms and I know another year is … Continue reading

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My most important mile

A favorite blog of mine, another mother runner. is a place I get a lot of advice and inspiration from other women who’ve made running a part of their life.  Once a week they have a reader talk about the most … Continue reading

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The Right Life

I’m still alive.  I made it through the arctic freeze that gripped  Northeast Ohio, and my house.  The kids are alive.  I am alive.  And more important, no one called the cops on me. Guess that means I got through … Continue reading

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