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Category Archives: Running Chatter

We got a puppy. It wasn’t really in the plans, but my sister sent me a picture of a tiny black and white face with a warning you better claim her–she’s going to go quick. I stood firm at first. No. The timing is horrible. We have weddings in August, so many sessions in the fall, Chad’s…

Every hour there is a tiny buzz on my wrist and I look down at my bright yellow watch to see the word “BREATHE” pop up on my watch. Or is it every 30 minutes? Funny, I’m not even sure because I’m typically too distracted to notice the tiny reminder from our dear friends at Apple. Every…

We just returned home after nearly two weeks away. A trip we’ve been anticipating for months and was the motivation to put our heads down and get our June work done so that we can enjoy time away. After having taken several smaller trips away with our little people, I’ve come to understand that the…

Wednesday morning at 8:20 I stood in our driveway like I’ve done on hundreds of other mornings over the last few years. Charlie and Chanelle did as they normally do–fought incessantly over a basketball game played with a soccer ball and Meadow did, well, whatever she wanted, which on this particular day was ribbon play. Taza…

Have you heard Will Ferrell’s USC Commencement speech yet? I’m not talking about his incredible rendition of the Star Trek theme song or even his lovely accapella tribute to Whitney Houston and/or Dolly Parton’s I Will Always Love You–both which are great. But I’m talking about meat of his speech.  His words, his story, his…