Flower City Challenge: Down By the River

I did it!!! I completed my first ever duathlon! Run Bike Run! And it was BY FAR the most challenging race to date. I'm learning the hard way that April in Rochester is not exactly the best weather for racing. I ran the Flower City Half Marathon last year at this time....and that was a killer race …

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Tick, Tock…Tick, Tock…

Time: the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole. Time. Life's big mystery.  An observed phenomenon.  And the ever-present answer to every question of the heart and soul. "In time, things will get better."  "Give Time time..." "Time heals all wounds." "Timing is everything."  "This too shall …

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Drowning in Silence, Emerging in Peace

"Speak only when it improves upon the silence." -Gandhi   Silence. It was deafening to my soul most of my life. Truly deafening.  I did all that I could to fill the void with noise...constantly initiating conversations, funny jokes, pointless rambling, playing music. Anything.  Anything to drown out the silence. Silence was something I could …

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