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Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 2h ago

A dry and thirsty land...

Last week, I had the opportunity to go with a team to Guatemala on a working mission trip. This was my first time on a construction trip and anyone who knows me might wonder what use I might...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 3W ago

the problem with kids these days...

This is a repost from a few years back. Let me start by saying, there's nothing wrong with kids these days. I am surrounded by stunning examples of great teenagers every day in my job...and ...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 4W ago

Not mine...

Today I was hit by one of those random thoughts: My children are not mine. This may seem like a "duh" moment to many, especially those that know my children are adopted, but this time it mea...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 2M ago

I took the bait...

I've tried. Honestly, I have! I've tried to keep my mouth shut, but of course, I have failed...repeatedly. I've written what was on my mind. True, usually I would go back and delete what I'd...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 4M ago

Don't start nothin', won't be nothin'

Today I woke up and thought about a race I had seen online. It was the standard 5k only this one said it would be a challenging race with hills ...As I sat in my comfy chair and sipped my co...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 4M ago

It's time to argue...

Arguing has been on my mind a lot this week. It's not just because of what has been going on in the news, but my students have actually been learning how to argue or debate this week as well...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 4M ago

Living the Dream

I had a dream... No, I'm not about to quote Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous speech. This is just the random thought that was in my head this morning. Actually, it's been on my mind quit...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 4M ago

Do you understand the words comin' out of my face?

Words - I've never been at a shortage for them, and at times they have gotten me in trouble. I can even talk with my "foot in my mouth," which a skill that not everyone has! Lately, however,...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 4M ago

Do you understand the words comin' out of my mouth?

Words - I've never been at a shortage for them, and at times they have gotten me in trouble. I can even talk with my "foot in my mouth," which a skill that not everyone has! Lately, however,...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 5M ago

The day after the election parts 1-3

I originally wrote these posts in 2012, but with the bitterness and anger I see during this election cycle, I felt like it might be time to post them again. Now, I usually don't get too "pol...