Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

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…

Friday Five: 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week

July 14, 2017 at 8:36 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. July is a “free” month, so I’m going to share 5 things that made me smile this week (and one that didn’t)! 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week 1. Sunday workouts. Last weekend had gorgeous weather in Chicago. It was unseasonably cool (ish)…

July Ultimate Coffee Date – Berlin Edition!

July 2, 2017 at 1:58 am

Welcome to the 7th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. This year continues to fly by. It’s almost mid-summer. Seriously? 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…

Friday Five: 5 Ideas for a “Spend Free” Weekend

June 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “Summer Running Tips.” I just did a few similar ones. I’m going to go with a topic I’ve covered before that came up in a podcast I listened to this week – having a “spend free” weekend. Oh, Internet, how…

Grab a Cup for the June Ultimate Coffee Date!

June 3, 2017 at 12:57 pm

Welcome to the 6th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. This year continues to fly by. It’s mid-year already. Crazy – right? 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 would tell you. So grab a cup, “listen”…