Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

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…

Friday Five: Runfessions… My Summer Run Must-Haves

August 25, 2017 at 6:11 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. The last Friday of the month is a “free” day, so I’m doubling down and linking up with Marcia for the August “Runfessions,” too! Runfessions are running truths or “where runners bare their souls and soles.” As I get more mature in my running [read: older], I…

August Ultimate Coffee Date – By Pond Farm Edition

August 6, 2017 at 7:23 am

Welcome to the 8th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. This year continues to fly by. How is it August!? 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 what I…

Currently… Summer Time Edition

July 22, 2017 at 5:46 pm

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#17). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: Another year is flying by! I typically write these posts every other month, but this is the first since March. We’ve been on the go a bunch and loved our trip to Berlin. I loved Amanda’s (runner and product tester extraordinaire) wedding in Rhode Island…