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The Courage Challenge Experience

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WEEK 18!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

Where is the time going?!?

This weeks “adventure” was pure insanity. I am not exaggerating in the least. I must have been nothing short of absolutely insane to sign up for the Courage Challenge run with my super fit friends. 1,783 more words


Goodbye, Uncle Dan

{As is policy, the names have been changed, but the story is real. Well, at least to the best of my recollection.}

Timeline: 1980-something.

Maddy and I were in her car on the way to church one Sunday. 723 more words



You hid under the covers in a black and white striped dress, the one daddy picked, but mom said it made you look fat, so she left you alone on Christmas Eve. 111 more words


Rebel on Pointe

“Wilson has a gift for telling stories…Rebel on Pointe is one terrific read that fans of all ages will enjoy for its clear storytelling, historic perspectives and histrionic characters from someone who lived to see the status of women greatly elevated, and who was herself a part of that story.”— 803 more words


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Tired from day.  First sections at Mendo were a bit rough but I recovered.  Like this feeling of having finished a novel.  Am I completely done, no, but I’m sipping these bubble to celebrate the 7th year, marriage, for Alice and I, and to the book being done.  637 more words


I stepped on a snake today.

Right on him. I was walking the path around the back yard and I saw the snake slithering by. I had my foot in mid-air and was on the downswing and unable to stop or move away. 371 more words


Out and About, and finding my brain.

It’s  been just over a month since I had my mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery. I am able to get up out of bed more easily. 423 more words