Month: September 2014

I Am Mine

Sometimes, when I hear a song for the first time, it becomes an instant game changer.  It is rare, but when it happens, it is a precious gift indeed.  Yesterday was one of those times, and Pearl Jam’s, “I Am Mine”,… Read More ›

My Ruby Slippers

It is curious how footwear plays such an important role in certain iconic stories and fairy tales.  From Cinderella’s glass slippers to Dorothy’s ruby slippers, shoes have played a prominent role in changing the lives of some fictional heroines.  In reality,… Read More ›

We Can Be Heroes

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
Photo Credit: Pinterest Yesterday marked the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11, and like many people, I found myself reliving the horrific events of that terrifying day.  Even after over a decade, the raw emotions resurfaced with…


As the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11 looms, I find my mind wandering back to the horrific events of that day.  I still cannot wrap my brain around what happened, but I can recall in precise detail what I did, said,… Read More ›

Sunday Best

Donning my Sunday best to head out to the trails for a long overdue and much-needed run on this absolutely stunning morning. Moments like these, when I feel happy and content with my perfectly flawed self and my beautifully messy… Read More ›