The Case of the Disappearing Miles

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Monday Morning Motivation

Good morning and happy Monday, friends!...more

Fiery Trials will Come. Rejoice! The Greater the Struggle, the Greater the Reward

Oftentimes it is not until we hear of someone else problems or realize the depth of another person’s struggle that we are grateful to God for his many blessings bestowed upon us....more

Monday Motivation

It’s a dreary and snowy Monday morning here in (typically) sunny Colorado. Monday is hard enough without weather like this tempting me to stay in bed under the warm covers and sleep the day away. It’s work time though and I have shit that needs getting done, sigh. So I’m up with my cup of tea and some music to get me motivated. Today is a fresh start and a new chance to do things my future self will thank me for!...more

Let Me Drop Everything and Work On Your Problem

I reached for the nearest coffee mug this morning and then opened my email inbox. Going through the list, I deleted the obvious ones and then began screening the ones that were left.Today CAN'T be the first of November.  Yup.  It is.  Today is the first day of NaBloPoMo blogging challenge.  Am I going to be able to keep up?  My plate is already overflowing. ...more

Pick Me Up Sunday 4

Hi there :)Even though NaBloPoMo oficially starts tomorrow, I wanted to get a head start on the posts. My only regret is that I wsn't able to post yesterday, on November 1st.... Anyway, on my blog (, I have a weekly feature called "Pick Me Up Sundays" - snippets of inspiration, motivation and laughs to (hopefully) stay with you through the week... You can check it out in the link below.

A Pep-Talk to Get Me Through My 40s


What Do You Have the Courage to Ask For?

What do you have the courage to ask for? What do you have the courage to work for? What is your life's passion? What must you do most days of your life, and if you don't, you feel lost? What makes your heart leap out of your chest with excitement and promise?Have you asked yourself this lately? Do you know what the answers to these questions are for you? Not for others, but for you know?...more

Motivation Monday: What Can You Do?

There are a lot of things you can’t do.Some are really obvious things, and some are not so obvious.Like, you can’t fly.  Granted, after eating a gigantic slice of birthday cake with extra frosting yesterday, my 2 year old ran up to me and told me that she could…so I just kept an eye on her after that (no flying occurred , for the record). Some times there are weird/freaking awesome laws prohibiting you from doing things:...more