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To sit quietly on the front porch, sun setting in front of us and darkening skies passing above. Or, in all reality, to sit surrounded by three voices talking over one another, a cacophony of sibling timbre and volume.
To sit with three beside me, around me, too close and touching on a too hot day.… Read More
When our Bradford Pear fell down two years ago, the boys felt devastated. The tree provided hours of entertainment, from climbing to hiding to a place to read. While they’ve found a new place to build a fort, the lack of a tree still has them down.… Read More
On the way home from baseball practice yesterday, the boys stared at the sky. When we left the field, the sky hung dark and heavy. The boys, recently infatuated with the weather app on my old phone, have been waiting for a predicted thunderstorm to actually arrive.… Read More
My Pittsburgh Half Marathon experience didn’t go quite as expected. While I never stated a goal other than wanting to run the Pittsburgh Half Marathon, I hoped to run well. I didn’t think I would PR and beat my 2014 Columbus Half Marathon time, but I thought I might come in between my 2013 Columbus Half Marathon and my 2013 Cleveland Half Marathon.… Read More