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┬áveterans 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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