Perception and reality are often two different things. I was reading a historical novel recently and nearly couldn’t finish it. It was clear the author had never spent more than a day observing modern farming life let alone nineteenth century practices. So much of the life the author depicted for the characters seemed to come […]

Read More

I ran three miles outside today which gave me cause for celebration. My winter of running on the treadmill had me worried I wouldn’t be ready to run a half marathon in August. One minute of treadmill running feels like a mile. It’s always shocking when I look at the monitor number–it’s never as far […]

Read More