Mile #1 is the most psychologically challenging because the brain is arguing, with itself, on whether to keep going or to turn around and go home. Once the first mile is over, the music takes hold and the body has somewhat acclimated to the weather. It’s usually fairly smooth sailing for the upcoming miles.
Back in 2012, I ran my first (and only, as of now) full marathon in Dallas, TX. For me, it wasn't easy. I didn't pay attention to my finishing time because I didn't care. I just wanted to complete the run. I'm slow, but I made it. And I wore that shiny sweaty finisher's medal... Continue Reading →
ButterCup Alley:Flowers are pretty. Some say flowers smell nice. Whatever natural beauty the flowers possessis nothing compared to what they representBecauseWhat is a flower but a promise of Spring?With warmer weather and dying diseaseUpcoming storms followed by easeSoon to see summer and a soul set freeBecauseWhat is a summer but time of freedom?Soaking in a sun filled... Continue Reading →
It was a nice, sunny, breezy day and I held my 18 month old niece as we walked the nature trail. We saw many birds and turtles along the way. In one area, we saw a couple of geese hanging out. Geese are beautiful and pretty large. I inched closer to get a better look.... Continue Reading →