The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

Day 13: Good Days and Bad Days

  When I started this challenge, I made a commitment to myself that I would not allow a day to pass without walking a minimum of 5 miles. I did not say that I would only do it on good days. It also wasn’t a goal or a plan. It was a DECISION to do it through good days and …

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Day 12: No Words

  Tonight I have no words to share… 18,010 steps taken today 7.27 miles traveled today 15 floors climbed today   P.S. If you have a mind to, please keep my daddy in your prayers tonight…

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Day 11: Laffin In The Rain

  I waited on the storm that was sure to come for most of the day before I finally kicked myself in the butt and drug myself out the door. What was I afraid of? That I was going to get wet? A couple miles in, right in the middle of one of my favorite parks, the heavens opened up …

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Day 10: All Uphill

  My kids are trying to kill me. I am sure of it. Yesterday my son took me out on the trail walk for a gazillion miles and then today Haley takes me on every possible mountain hill in the area. Is it possible for 6.75 miles to be ALL UPHILL?! Ya know what? I can’t begin to thank them …

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Day 9: Getting Stronger

  I enjoyed an incredible trail walk with my son, Michael Sundvall today through Salado Creek Greenway North. It was DEFINITELY a workout for my legs! It was so nice to be able to enjoy nature for my walk! Thank you Michael! I also found some new muscles (from the little hills) that had somehow escaped the pain before now! …

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