Rambling About: The Visceral Tuneage of Beacon

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The best music is music that can make you think as well as feel, sounds that are as visceral as they are cerebral. And the best love songs are those that acknowledge that the power of human sexuality can be just as terrifying as it is thrilling, that the passion that leads us to love […]

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Happy National Running Day!

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    What do you think of the cool badge I made for National Running Day?  Get yours here.  .And after you get creative customizing your badge, check out the other cool ways you can commemorate National Running Day.  Tonight is our usual Wednesday Night Workout with our running group.  We go to the high […]

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Rambling About: Pro cyclist Alison Powers’ historic win

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I am a huge professional cycling fan and watch cycling every chance I can get.  In fact, my latest young adult novel features a cyclist on a junior developmental squad.  But back to the blog… Women’s cycling isn’t featured as much as men’s cycling on television, so I was super excited that TourTracker was broadcasting […]

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Rambling About: Looking for Alaska

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Looking for Alaska by John Green My rating: 4 of 5 stars If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest actions.  But we can’t know better until knowing better is useless.  ― John Green, Looking for Alaska Here’s another book that had been on my “too read” list […]

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Rambling About: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

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The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart My rating: 4 of 5 stars Secrets are more powerful when people know you’ve got them. ― E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks I happened upon this book while perusing the audiobook section of the library and I’m so thrilled that I did. I […]

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Rambling About: An Abundance of Katherines

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An Abundance of Katherines by John Green My rating: 4 of 5 stars What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable? ― John Green, An Abundance of Katherines I thoroughly enjoyed this John Green novel. If you get the chance to listen to it on audiobook, […]

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What’s Your Passion?

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I realized a couple years ago that my passion is girls and sports.  Sports changed my life and I can honestly say, that without sports, I wouldn’t be where I am today.  Sports has taught me perseverance, persistence and drive for perfection.  Teamwork, goal setting and leadership.  To be confident, fearless and mentally tough.  And […]

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So I was in this city…called San Antonio

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A couple weekends ago, the fam and I made the trip to The Lone Star State for my daughter’s gymnastics competition.  Instead of coming home on Sunday, we detoured to San Antonio to check out that cool city.  I didn’t realize how big San Antonio is.  (It’s actually one of the ten largest cities in […]

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céad míle fáilte

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I found this entryway to a historic pub in downtown Savannah, GA. In Irish Gaelic, céad míle fáilte means: a hundred thousand welcomes I can only imagine all the stories behind this door…   […]

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