Hi everyone 🙂 Here in the states Wednesday is the 4th of July. Barbecues, parades, and fireworks will abound. For most of us it will be a fun day with miles of red, white, and blue in every direction. One of those days when everyone feels connected to one another just by the fact that we call the USA home. We should all be proud … Continue reading Do Some Good. Thoughts On Ben Franklin And The 4th of July.
Solstice has come and gone. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere it is officially summer. Yay! Let the good times roll! For my friends Down Under, the days will be gradually getting longer and warmer for you. Either way, we are half way through 2018 and 2019 is inching its way towards us. How’s your year going? Do you feel on fire? Have … Continue reading Summer Life Goal Review
This was a weekend I did not want to end. What started out as a somewhat questionable morning with a low energy level and burn out from the previous week, quickly turned into the perfect weekend that I needed. Getting out of bed Saturday morning instead of sleeping in turned out to be a good decision. My alarm went off at 6:00 am. Even … Continue reading The Power of Just Getting Out of Bed and Summer Fitness Goals.
On a chilly weekend back in December I found myself falling down the rabbit hole of You Tube videos. I do not even remember what topic I was originally searching when I came upon a multitude of vlogs on the topic of the importance of morning routines and rituals. At first, I was not impressed. I mean, everyone has a morning routine. Get up, get … Continue reading Productive Habits And Morning Routines
Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. 🙂 I have been thinking this past week about what it means to be unconventional. I know that I am somewhat unconventional in my life. I am in my 50’s, single with no children, and I like it that way. I changed my last name. I don’t subscribe to tv services and rely solely on … Continue reading Living An Unconventional Life
Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you are doing well. I am officially on summer break, yay! Which means I woke up with a cold Sunday morning, of course. Oh well, I am sure it will pass quickly. I know some of you are wondering how my running is going so I will tell you that I finished my first 10k trail race last weekend. It … Continue reading My First Trail Race
Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you had a great weekend. Thursday was my 52nd birthday. Yep, I am another year wiser, healthier, and happier. I am also very excited to embark on another year of my life’s journey. I was looking back at my 51st year and it made me smile. I had three major changes last year. I officially became Laura Kelly just days … Continue reading Birthday Reflections: Bring On A New Year!
Happy Monday, everyone. I hope you had a great weekend. Mine was good. A little bit of yard work, a little bit of running, and some time with friends. 🙂 Saturday night I drove to Denver to celebrate the 20th wedding anniversary of my dear friend of many years, Leysa, and her husband Alan. It has been many years since I have spent time with … Continue reading Second Chances In Life
Happy Monday, everyone! I hope your weekend was beautiful and relaxing. For the past year I have made great effort to post on a regular basis. The month of March proved to be a month of unexpected silence for me.The sudden absence from my usual writing had several root causes. Like many amatuer bloggers, time became a major factor in my ability to be consistent. … Continue reading My Apologies For Being Absent And A Running Update
Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. While most people were watching the Super Bowl I decided to take a run. I ran two miles. Now, if you a runner you may think that two miles is a nice warm up but for me running two miles is like climbing Mount Everest and something I could never have imagined doing even a … Continue reading Taking A Run And Moving Out Of My Comfort Zone