Tag Archives: Inspiration

Back in the race with the R-KIDS 5K

After running several 5Ks, a 10K, 15K and even a half marathon in 2012, I hadn’t participated in a single race this year. On Saturday, however, I threw caution, fear and insecurity to the wind and laced up for the … Continue reading

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Mormor and the grown-up tricycle

My mom is my inspiration. In faith, family and fitness. And in perseverance. At 79, Mormor (the Norwegian equivalent of grandmother, or mother’s mother) is still healthy in mind and spirit. Unfortunately,┬áneuropathy┬áhas robbed her of her ability to exercise as … Continue reading

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MinnDixie Mom has been absent, at least online. It could appear as if nothing has happened to inspire a fresh post. It’s more likely, however, that I’ve been so busy I haven’t taken the time to recognize, or appreciate, inspiration. … Continue reading

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Hallelujah! The real estate angels rejoice

It was just yesterday, Thursday, that I whined about enduring another day with our humble south Huntsville home on the market. It had been a long 52 days. Days that wore down my patience and threatened my serenity (but significantly … Continue reading

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Trigger-happy mom races into trouble

I really need to watch my trigger finger. The one that so quickly registered me for the Women’s Half Marathon in Nashville two weeks ago. It was an impulse that struck after working the HudsonAlpha Double Helix Dash 5K Twilight … Continue reading

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