It’s Thanksgiving this week, so I’m spending this time focusing on that… Here’s day one of my week of thanks. I hope you share along this week, I’d love to know what’s happening with you all! ~~~~~ FAMILY I just got back from Iowa yesterday. All the family got together one last time in the house my sweet hubby grew up in. Since Lynn’s passing, the house has been sold, so we all gathered together to remember her. Remember the house. And just be together in that house one last time. It really reminds me how important family is. Through[…]
My Kindle is loaded, I’m wearing my comfy shoes, and I’m ready to navigate the airports because we’re off to chilly IOWA to hang out with my sweet father in law. ***BRRRR**** Send me some warm thoughts, okay? And if you’re in the Phoenix or Denver airports today, keep your Twitter and Facebook streams open for some random, “Catch the Rush at…” posts and you might win a book or two. 🙂 What are your plans this weekend?
Cancer has touched my life yet again. As you might know if you’ve been following this blog for any length of time, my mother-in-law passed away October 24th, 2011 from cancer. Her name was Lynn…and I’m her namesake. Now, another one of my mothers has been stricken with cancer. B-Cell Lymphoma. Just diagnosed Thursday May 10th, 2012. Penny Mathieu, my dad’s wife of over fifteen years, has run 21 marathons. Climbed mountains such as Kilimanjaro, Rainer, Mt. Blanc. She’s spent her life promoting good health being a nurse in England for many years, then when she came to America with[…]
Can you believe Christmas is only a week away? I’m still getting used to the idea that it’s DECEMBER 2011 already. Soon we’ll be ushering in a new year. Are you ready? Are you one to make a list of goals? I’m usually not, but I have a few things in mind I hope to see happen in 2012. One thing I learned in 2011 is that you can plan, but you never know what life will throw in your face. Thankfully I have a rock-solid faith, rock-solid hubby, and rock-solid friends/family! Photo Credit HERE
This weekend has been coming for over ten months. Ten months of training. Endlessly, tirelessly, and furiously training. For what? you might ask? A 2.4-mile swim A 112-mile bike ride A 26.2-mile run ALL IN THE SAME DAY. Yes. This is IRONMAN! My sweet hubby has been training for this for nearly a year. Throughout all that training, he worked through the diagnosis of his mom’s cancer, two of her surgeries, my surgery for an ovarian cyst (no cancer, thankfully), and ultimately his mother’s death. His mom, Lynn, was supposed to be here for this event. To cross the finish[…]
Hey, everyone, we had a BLAST at the book signing yesterday. Took TONS of pictures and I’ll post some later, but here are a few: ~~~~~ But, you know what I want to see? Pictures of YOU with WASTELAND! Yep. If you have a copy of Wasteland, whether it be paperback, Kindle, Nook, iPad, whatever….I wanna see you with it! So, send me your pictures to email@example.com. Why? you might ask…. There are a few reasons. 1. It’d be FUN! I’d just love to see you with Wasteland. We’ve got to have some fun along this crazy busy journey[…]