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Mr. Intrepid FINISHES Boston Marathon

Here is Kit ready to board the bus to go out 26.2 miles to the start of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. Happy . . . smiling and off to a GREAT first half at 2:28. Then his gas gave out

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My Husband, the Role Model

We ALL need good role models, God! We need people we can admire and learn from. Ah, but that takes being ready. I am just beginning to learn the essential nature of daily floor exercises from my friends. I’m ashamed of being so SLOW!.

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Posted in changing who I want to become, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, confession, connecting, Families, family visits, generating options, Growth Opportunities, Humility or Needing Help!

A HAPPY DAY

AND, as things worked, out I got to ask the preacher to give Kit a blessing after the service!

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Effort vs Easy: A Joint Venture

Just this morning it came to me that both Kit and I exert fair bits of effort, but toward different goals.

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Posted in Energy, exercising, grit, growing toward up

A Heartbreaking Event at the Boston Marathon

So, surrounded by marathoners, I trudged back into downtown Boston. Shocked. Numb. Sorrowing. But, oh, so thankful after only an hour or two to be together with Kit!

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Kit and the Kolea

I hadn’t thought to put the two together until I saw this kola in the parking lot. Indeed, the bird seemed preoccupied . . . not really noticing me . . . rather like Kit before he runs. Both of them seemingly focused on their upcoming activity!

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Changing, exercising, growing toward up

Rejoicing AFTER the Marathon

Good Day, God! Thank YOU! Kit is Alive and Well. I confess, that yesterday, fearing for my beloved husband’s well-being, I offered all sorts of DEALS to You. Kit was one of 47 runners in the Boston Marathon over 75.

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The Day Before the Marathon

I am so thankful I gave Kit that “Love Gift,” God. Because it was a lovely service.

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Posted in Faith, fears, freedom, small hidden fears

At the Expo — A Women’s Rights Reminder

What WAS a SURPRISE was seeing this booth [at the Boston Marathon Expo] with Katherine Switzer signing books and posing for photographs.

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Yellow Trees and me

I can almost hear the Yellow Trees calling me — Come Near! Take off your shoes. This is Holy Ground. I AM here!

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Posted in appreciation, beauty, blooming, Hearing

Blogs I Follow
Brené Brown

chatting and sometimes, listening

Rachel Naomi Remen

chatting and sometimes, listening

A Moment with God

chatting and sometimes, listening

Sacred Dance Guild Journal

Since 1958 articles by members & guests offer news about activities, history, Sacred Dance practices, profiles of Sacred Dancers, choreography, images & illustrations.

Victoria Paulsen

How to Step In -- Substitute Teaching

Brené Brown

chatting and sometimes, listening

Rachel Naomi Remen

chatting and sometimes, listening

A Moment with God

chatting and sometimes, listening

Sacred Dance Guild Journal

Since 1958 articles by members & guests offer news about activities, history, Sacred Dance practices, profiles of Sacred Dancers, choreography, images & illustrations.

Victoria Paulsen

How to Step In -- Substitute Teaching