• 2019

    Musings: International Women’s Day

    I see you. I appreciate you. I value you. Tell yourself this every damn day. Tell your daughters this. Tell your friends this. Tell your mother’s this. Tell EVERY woman in your life this. Especially, YOU men out there! This day goes beyond my lady tribe, but I can’t write this post without shouting out my love for my unbiological sisters. This last year was hard, to say the least. My lady tribe stepped in and supported and loved me when I couldn’t even ask for it. They threw me a surprise break-up party to celebrate ME, they were available for me day and night, and they empowered me to…

  • 2018,  Giant Race Series,  Running,  Sacramento,  SF Giants

    Race Recap: Scottsdale 5k 2018, Virtual Runner

    From October (if we are lucky) to February we dream in Orange && Black… However, we start receiving the Giant Race emails well into this quiet phase of non-baseball life. We get swept away with the ideals of a Series Sweep medal to prove we are okay spending at least $250 on running for our favorite team. We are okay with endless amounts of medals and bobbleheads because we LOVE our G-men! We do. We prove it every year. Every race. Every dollar spent. We are such SUCKERS! And I’m completely okay with it! That being said, this year, AGAIN, was not going to be a year that I’d be able to…

  • Uncategorized

    5 Surprises (not Things) Friday!

    I love surprises! Thanks, Clare! I’m just not that great with receiving them, even though I love getting them. I wouldn’t say I’m full Type-A material, but I think I am on the cups of Type-A and B. That being said, I like to know the details, the plan, and to think of back-ups as needed. And my intuition is pretty, I mean really, good. I normally pick up on surprises well before they happen. Kudos to J and his accomplices, I was astonished, surprised, and am still smiling from ear to year. Sometimes you need to let others take the wheel and be surprised! Technically he only had four…