Monthly Archives: August 2016

The pros and cons of routine

This is my seventh year of teaching, and I somehow forget every year how exhausting the first full week of school with students is. Teaching rules and routines (even with high schoolers…especially with high schoolers.) Professional development. Meetings. Meetings about … Continue reading

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To everything there is a season

Bob challenged me to see who could run the most miles in a month, and it’s given me ambition. The Great Race 10K is also coming up in about a month, so that also works. I set out for my … Continue reading

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The ticking clock

I find that I struggle to run without music. Music pushes me to move, to move faster, and to achieve my goals. Yet so many wax poetic about how they love running without headphones, that they can tune in around … Continue reading

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“My daughter is a force to be reckoned with.”

Said by the mother of Karina Vetrano, a 30-year-old (my age, I might add) woman who was raped and murdered while running. Along with two other women who were murdered while running. The brutal murders of female runners have horrified me, … Continue reading

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“Faith is confidence in what we hope for, assurance about what we do not see.” Hebrews 11: 1-3 I didn’t blog during the entire month of July. Because I didn’t run. I mean, per se. I walked at least 5 … Continue reading

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