The Wisdom of Ironman Texas

A very bad haircut inspired the phrase business in the front, party in the back. It appropriately describes my Ironman Texas 2019 experience. Also true, miracles happen in the back.  The miracle of pulling off 140.6 miles by water, bike, and leg engines with just enough training and fitness to get it done.  Just enough.Continue reading “The Wisdom of Ironman Texas”

How basketball made me miss Jesus

Recently I was at a natural food store with three friends of the yogic sort, one of whom is an Episcopal priest. This mix has huge happy hour discourse potential. Alas it is a working lunch and therefore dry.  I found myself curious about the spiritual path of the priest in particular because without theContinue reading “How basketball made me miss Jesus”

Let the Adventures Begin

In 2018 I turned 50.  I experienced loss and much love and made a solid commitment to say ‘yes’.  Now the charge is to follow through and become who I always have been and unapologetically do all the things to set the table for the grand feast which is: The Second Half, Part Deux, postContinue reading “Let the Adventures Begin”

4 Things I Love

 Mommas Drunk With Love I began a new 8-week session teaching yoga to my beloved students from CarMax Headquarters.  I see some new faces and my loyal’s.  One loyal’s face looked new.  She had fresh love all over it – I recalled that I hadn’t seen her in a session or two and she remindedContinue reading “4 Things I Love”

76 Million Reasons Not To Die

At almost 80 years old, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is one of the wonders of the world, and one of the most photographed things on the planet. By 2020 it will be impossible to die by jumping off of it. According to a Golden Gate District press release, a  stainless steel net, will be installedContinue reading “76 Million Reasons Not To Die”

19 Reasons to Drop the Mic

Boom. At 2:21pm tomorrow I will have been married 19 years. I never tire of a good race, birth, or relationship story and I do wholeheartedly believe every single one of us has one or a few. Here’s my story and why I simply must drop the mic. I met my husband 20 years agoContinue reading “19 Reasons to Drop the Mic”

Everything Matters

You matter. What you do makes a difference. Everything you think, every word you speak, every task you complete and those you don’t. Everything matters. It’s a gift to be alive even when it’s hard. During a recent workout led by my Ironman, Businessman, Great Man brother-in-law, a pack of athlete ambassadors planked, lunged, bear-crawled,Continue reading “Everything Matters”

I said yes.

Now I  need a passport. I am going here. To do this. A friend told me recently that she was trying to say Yes more often. Date Night (need more). Adventure (want more). That third glass of wine (so easy). The Yes Mantra was echoing when I got this a couple of weeks ago. The greatest year of myContinue reading “I said yes.”