Don't get me wrong, I am so proud of my friends and acquaintances who are racing the Ironman World Championships tomorrow. I'm excited for the thousands of people who will fulfill their dreams tomorrow! I can't wait to cheer for them! And I've enjoyed sharing my island with them this past week, and taking photos … Continue reading enough to find my soul
I don't believe in living my best life. Not anymore. I believe in living a life abundant, because Jesus came so we can embrace that blessing. I believe that looks different from person to person, but primarily consists of an abundance of love, not an abundance of toys. I believe in a lot of things. … Continue reading I don’t believe in living my best life
No thank you to staying or going because it's logical and it's what society expects. No thank you to heart rate monitors. No thank you to the rules and the self-righteousness of religion or politics or anything that doesn't put love first. No thank you to being too old or too young to chase big … Continue reading no thank you
In a galaxy only about 5000 miles away, not so long ago (maybe two or three years) lived a girl who was incessantly declaring things like "I bet it would be nice to live in Hawaii" and "I wish I could get paid to write" and "Someday I will do an ultra trail race" and … Continue reading stop and drink the coconut water!
The Hawaiian sun is burning off the ethereal mist that hugged Mauna Kea this morning when I dropped Patrick off to run Mana Rd. with Justin. They're probably about 5 or 6 miles into their off-road run at this point, and I'm sipping coffee in Waimea, watching a local in boardshorts and cowboy boots order … Continue reading THE LISTS
My life as a blogger began in 2012. The intention was to document my journey to my second Ironman Lake Placid, something I neglected to do the first time around. But of course, I couldn't stop bloggin around after I crossed that finish line, because there was always another race! Until there wasn't. If you've been … Continue reading a new journey
Originally posted to Lightwave on June 19, 2018 By Sara Madden Stover Governor Ivey Announces Facebook to Invest $750 million in New Data Center in Huntsville, AL Alabama Governor Kay Ivey said that Facebook will make a $750 million investment in building a data center in Huntsville, AL, and create 100 jobs. Facebook representatives and … Continue reading Facebook to make $750 million investment in building Huntsville, AL data center
I'm grounded. Again! "It's for your own good!' Isn't that what every parent, teacher, babysitter tells you?! Spoiler alert... They are in fact correct! For my own good, we're shutting down my running for a minimum of two weeks. And by "we" I mean my PT Nikki, with the support of Jesse, Patrick, and pretty … Continue reading back to neutral
Autumn officially starts on the 21st, and that means it’s time to dig out the pumpkin scented candles, the harvest wreath and the fall foliage placemats! But if you’re like me, seasonal decorating can be overwhelming! Do I need to buy EVERYTHING that I see with an orange leaf on it? Do I HAVE to … Continue reading Give your Mantle a Fall Facelift!
Fireplaces Increase the Value of Your Home Fireplaces Increase the Value of Your Home The value of a fireplace to the price of a house is substantial. A fireplace is one of the top six features an appraiser looks for when establishing the market value of a house and one of the most requested features of home buyers. … Continue reading Increase the Value of Your Home