Tag Archive | journey

Mountains

Mountains

  “I’m not climbing that! I can’t.” I shielded my eyes and looked up the steep slope in front of me, there just wasn’t any way. “This is the path I’ve given you.” “But, Lord, this isn’t some hill we’re talking about, this is a mountain!” I took a deep breath and tried to calm […]

My Journey to Success

No, this is not a post about a successful person explaining how they achieved success whether it be a multi-million dollar career or a post of great power. I’m talking about the journey to success, which is highly personal. The getting there. Expectations One of the many things I’ve learned professionally that applies directly to writing is […]

Praying for Pavement 

Praying for Pavement 

We recently took this road. The trip was harrowing to say the least and a “never again” experience. The kids were antsy and a bit bored. My husband white knuckled it. I admit I thought it was fun but also kind of long. It was a 2-hour journey when 45 minutes would have been ideal. It’s a metaphor […]

Traveling With Tolkien Part One

Traveling With Tolkien Part One

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”

Rust with a bit of car

I was fifteen when I discovered the sheer exhilarating joy of driving a car for the very first time. A few minutes after that I discovered the less joyous, but still exhilarating, sensation of introducing the front end of a car to a brick wall. About three years after that I clasped my brand new […]

On the Radio

I do a lot of cycling, mostly to work and back every day. I’ve been doing it religiously 😉 for five years now. It’s five miles each way, so that’s ten miles a day, fifty miles a week, over two-hundred miles a month, averaging about two-thousand three-hundred miles a year. So over the past five […]