Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

Friday Five: 5 No Cost Ways to Give This Season

December 1, 2017 at 7:53 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is gift giving. I’m still working on my gift guides. Last week I posted 5 Great Companies That Give Back. I’m going to go a bit off topic. The holidays can be a tough time for many people. Spending a lot of…

Friday Five: 5 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

November 17, 2017 at 7:20 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0. Apropos of something, this week the topic is “Giving Thanks.” If you come around here much, you know I am a big fan of the power of gratitude in living a happy life. I’ve mentioned it in over 100 posts according to my handy WordPress stats.…

Friday Five: 5 Reasons to Run NYC Marathon AGAIN!

November 3, 2017 at 6:46 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. This weeks theme is staying fit through the holidays. I do want to post on that and I will – next week! Since, it’s the Friday before the NYC Marathon, I’m going to share 5 reasons why I’m running the NYC Marathon again this year. If you’ve…

Currently… Finally Fall But Feels Like Aug-Tober

October 15, 2017 at 9:44 am

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#18). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: The last six weeks has been super busy with travel and events. It’s been tough to coordinate everything and at times has been a bit overwhelming. I’ve been taking things one day at a time. I’m trying to enjoy work travels as much as possible…

Friday Five: Fave Fall Fun In (+ Around) Chicago!

September 22, 2017 at 6:07 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “favorite fall activities.” It doesn’t feel much like fall here at the moment. In fact, it was 93 degrees yesterday. Womp Womp. If I write about it, maybe it will come. That’s the dream, so here I go! My Fave Fall Fun…

Ultimate Coffee Date – Labor Day Edition

September 3, 2017 at 8:30 am

Welcome to the 9th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. This year continues to fly by. How is it Labor Day already? It’s been a busy but very good year so far. I‘m linking up with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post is…

Friday Five: Summer ’17 Lessons Learned

September 1, 2017 at 7:11 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “What I’ve Learned This Summer” (or training cycle). I’m going to go with “5 Things I Learned This Summer in Running (and Life). Believe it or not, it’s Labor Day weekend. Meteorological summer ends this weekend, so it’s time to reflect on…