Category: Athletic Prowess

The Summer I Made Fetch Happen: Mistakes, Choices, and Making the Most of It

How making fetch happen at summer camp made for a funny story, and helpful career advice. Career development advice from a career coach, mom, and former camp counselor. #careeradvice #careerdevelopment #professionaldevelopment #career

A Career Coach Take on Mean Girls and Loving Your Mistakes   The summer I made fetch happen? Well it was July 2004 at the loveliest little summer camp there ever was. My job as a camp counselor involved making Read more…

It’s Just Like Riding a Bike, Easily Forgotten and Painful

It's just like riding a bike, easily forgotten and painful

Oh “It’s just like riding a bike,” huh? Really? REALLY!?   Both of my kids are learning to ride bikes right now. Jack is on a balance bike and Norah is rocking a tricycle. I’m all for getting them onto Read more…

The Woman in the Yellow Shirt

Walk This Way I grew up in a family of very long legs. It makes buying pants difficult, but man we can get from Point A to Point B quickly. We were also a family of athletes. Despite stories you’ll read Read more…

12 Years of Musical Olympic Inspiration from Team USA

Team USA Olympic Theme Songs 2006-2018

I’m low key obsessed with the Olympics. I don’t ski, skate, bobsled, or curl, nor do I follow any of these sports throughout the year. But each and every Olympic winter sport captivates me every four years. Fortunately for everyone Read more…

A Very Miley New Year’s Resolution

Party in the USA Personalities

Myers Briggs likes to put us all in two neat buckets, Introvert and Extrovert. However I tend to think that most of us fall somewhere in between. Much like Miley Cyrus in “Party in the USA.”

Santa’s Going to Need Some Bengay: Santa Shuffle 5K

Santa Shuffle 5K

Run a Santa Shuffle 5K, Spread Christmas Cheer   I run. 5ks. Exclusively. And infrequently. Like twice a year. It’s less a hobby and more a thing that happens to me. Much like Jonathan Taylor Thomas in the classic Christmas Read more…

The Tale of Elliptical Hill

My husband and I are both fairly educated people, but if you lived near us you would be writing letters to our various alma maters requesting that our degrees be rescinded in order to maintain academic quality and reputation. At Read more…

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