Good | Bad | Rad #20

Sunrise-Run

A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Tangerines right off the tree. Even though they weren’t quite ripe, eating tangerines right off the tree is such a delight! Despite being a farm girl, it seems magical to me that you can just go pick . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #19 – On the road

Stanford

A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Helpful People. I traveled to the Bay Area this week. Besides the plane ride, I also took MAX light rail, an airport shuttle, BART and CalTrain, not to mention a car ride from friends on either end. . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #18 – Naked Trees & Emotions

A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Naked Trees. Looking out my office window has been changing with the seasons. I’ve watched it transform from a lovely treed view, to a lovely river view. Yay for seasons!

The Bad

Regret. This is a painful . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #17 – The Gratitude – Cynicism Continuum

A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Long Holiday Weekends. What’s not to love? Four days with not much in the way of a schedule. Doing (or not doing) pretty much whatever I wanted. It’s been a long time since I’ve gone this many . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #16 – Much sadness + a tiny dose of joy

RidgeTrail

A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

I realize I’m dreading writing this review of my week. I’ve been anticipating how difficult it was going to be. Wondering if I should just skip it for a week. Wanting to skip it for the week.

But.

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Good | Bad | Rad #15 – Three Bs of Amazing

Manzanita-Visitor

A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Brilliance Session with Maryann. No secret, I’m a big fan of Maryann’s work over at Kindergarten Mind. When she started offering these new one-on-one Brilliance Sessions, I jumped on board immediately. And am I ever glad I . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #14 – More treats than tricks

Halloween

A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Halloween. Costumes! Candy! Parties! Friends! The most adorable kids parading around the neighborhood on Saturday trick-or-treating the local businesses! Oh, and let me tell you, a syringe sticking out of your chest gets in the way more . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #14 – More treats than tricks

Halloween

A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Halloween. Costumes! Candy! Parties! Friends! The most adorable kids parading around the neighborhood on Saturday trick-or-treating the local businesses! Oh, and let me tell you, a syringe sticking out of your chest gets in the way more . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #12 – The Autumnal Issue

AroundUnderOverStJohnsBridge

A look back at some of the best, worst and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Running. I went for a run this week, not because I had to, or because it was in my training plan, but just because I wanted to. After months of training, that was a novel experience, and . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #11

MarathonFinish

A look back at some of the best, worst and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Floating. I’ve been curious about floating ever since Float On opened in Portland. If you haven’t heard about it, it’s floating in a tank filled with about 14 inches of water and 850 pounds of Epsom salts. . . . → keep reading