Monthly Archives: August 2016

Saturday Reflections: It’s Stupid-Hot

I have a friend in Vegas whom I affectionately call Desert Queen. In the summertime, DQ likes to describe the weather there as stupid-hot. During the dog days of summer, Nashville is both stupid-hot and stupid-humid. It got the best … Continue reading

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A beautiful morning for a run

I’m training for a late October half marathon. The plan I’m using has me running four times per week with one of those being a weekend long run. Two of my three weekday runs often take place on the treadmill … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Monday Edition

Hubs and I plus mom, my sister and sister’s family spent last week in Florida. It was raining when we returned home late Saturday afternoon, so no rose photography for me. Yesterday after church I had to deadhead spent blooms … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: August 13, 2016

I mowed the grass after getting home from work last night. Thanks to my new 15 minute rule, the weeds are in check. Time to play! Here’s what’s blooming at my place.

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How I’m curing myself of “all or nothing” thinking

I suffer from “all or nothing” thinking, which I believe to be a form of perfectionism. If I don’t have time to clean the entire house in one session, I’ll not clean at all. If a day full of meetings … Continue reading

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Fall half marathon training has begun

I funny thing happened following my April half marathon. Gardening. I traded my Saturday morning long runs for planting, weeding, deadheading, and fertilizing. I’ve been going to the gym three or four times a week, but I’ve only been maintaining … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: August 6, 2016

I’m pushed for time today so I grabbed the smart phone rather than the Cannon to take these shots.  I have LOTS of gardening tasks I want to complete. First I’m off to mom’s to dig up her daffodil bulbs. … Continue reading

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