The Shaky Life of the Nearly Courageous

"You are afraid to admit that you need me if I don't feel the same way." - The Proposal, Alternate Ending. (Can be seen on Youtube) I am one of those people who jumps ahead to the last chapter of a book in order to decide if it is worth reading. I like to make [...]

Friday Funny: I guess my Mama raised me right

I love this woman -- Today's Friday funny is brought to you by Anita Renfroe. (All FCC disclaimers apply -- I have not received any goods or services in exchange for this endorsement, I just think Anita is hilarious and wanted to share her newest with you guys.)

Thought For The Day: Life Does Not Come With A Remote Control

“There is something infantile in the presumption that somebody else has a responsibility to give your life meaning and point… The truly adult view, by contrast, is that our life is as meaningful, as full and as wonderful as we choose to make it.”  ― Richard Dawkins,

New Book Release: Liar Liar by Sundi Jo Graham

What do you believe about yourself? My friend Sundi Jo Graham has released a new e-book today called Liar Liar, which is a passionately written and honest short read. Sundi Jo covers so many of the lies we hear, tell ourselves and even sometimes believe about ourselves. Her manifesto takes readers from the beginnings of doubt [...]

Let’s Hear it for Monday

 Last week is over. Hip Hip Hurray! For anyone who follows me on Facebook, you know that's a good thing. Last week was, well... not the greatest as far as weeks go. While my new estrogen patch might be helping with some of the more uncomfortable menopause symptoms like hot flashes and insomnia, I have [...]

I Bonked, and I’m Back: Cycling Update, Unexpected allies and third base

Bonk : Hitting a wall, In endurance sports such as cycling and running, hitting the wall or the bonk describes a condition caused by the depletion of glycogen stores in the liver and muscles, which manifests itself by sudden fatigue and loss of energy. Milder instances can be remedied by brief rest and the ingestion of food or drinks containing carbohydrates. The condition can usually be avoided by ensuring [...]