summer sunday

I really wanted to go on a hike, so we met some of our gym-goers (plus kids) at Sope Creek trail for an early afternoon hike. It never rained, as was forecast, but you couldn’t tell that by the way we looked. The humidity was as close as it could be to 100% without producing rain, and […]

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green drink

To his credit, James eats more for fuel than taste, and I could definitely use a few pointers. He’s in tune to his body, knowing when he needs more vegetables or fat in his diet. These manifest themselves in the form of the ‘green drink’ or him taking shots of olive oil (yes, straight from the […]

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bargain buffet…table, that is

Last week, I went home to my parent’s house in Gainesville for a night since my brother was home from Georgia Southern. Since he sleeps in until noon (given a choice), my mom and I decided to go garage sale (s)hopping. We hit two sales, but didn’t find much. But we ended the morning with […]

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swelling with pride…chicken delight

Ever since she was little, I can remember my sister Ellen being patriotic. She always loved the Armed Forces service at our church every July, and little tears welled up in her hazel eyes when they asked all veterans in attendance to come down front to be recognized. Back in the day, (before CDs or MP3s) […]

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tear and repair

CrossFit isn’t easy, but it’s fun, challenging and ever-changing. Most of the time, it’s all I can do to push through a workout. I have a love-hate relationship with pullups–mainly, because they do this to my hands. What kind of workout did this to me? She’s best known as Fran, and most men cower at […]

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introductions…and triple chocolate cake

I’ve wanted to blog for years, but lacked the necessary discipline and wow factor. I thought, what could I possibly blog about week after week, year after year? But now (in my ‘mature’ 20s), I’ve realized it’s not about entertaining people; blogging is about self expression, connectivity and the exchange of inspiration. Who Am I?In […]

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