In the Mom Lane: Race for Warriors

A few weeks back during one my far too frequent trips to the vet, I noticed a poster. “K9 Adventure Race!” it advertised. A local company organized a race at the local police SWAT training facility. Cool. The race is actually part of a fundraiser for an organization, which provides service dogs to wounded and recovering veterans. Interesting race,…

In the Mom Lane: Go Run A Mountain!

Greetings, from The Peak (Massanutten mountain, elevation 2922 feet)! It’s the start of my 2016 racing season and I’m two months into training for hiking Half Dome! Up first: Pound the Peak. A team race, 2.1 miles up a mountain with 2 challenge stations. Team Escaped Moms Club is back in action! We started training in the late…

My First Blogging Award! A Liebster!

And I’m very excited about it! Because, well, awards! Who doesn’t like them?! On a more serious note, I’m flattered to have been nominated for a Liebster Award by another writer and blogger, Dawn Claflin. She selected me for my focus on writing, specifically essays, flash fiction and book reviews. Aw, shucks. (*Blushes and toes the ground.*)…

Flash! Friday: Vol 3 – 17

Flash! Friday: Vol 3 – 17. Pride and Precious Steps 209 words Sweat slipped between my shoulder blades, forming a streamlined army of droplets cascading along the curve of my spine before halting at the line of my waist band.  The sun’s rays pounded my shoulders, my arms, the sand and therefore, my feet, for…