Archive for June 2014

9 Facts about Life: One Post at a Time (Interview with a ChicagoNow blogger)

<strong>Why do you blog?</strong>
To make people laugh, sometimes cry (in a good way) and mostly to feel normal – I guess I like to evoke some good emotion from my readers.  I like to let other moms/parents know that we are all experiencing the same situations and emotions.  As parents, sometimes we all feel that we need to portray perfect and really, we are not all perfect, we are messy and stuff happens – and it can be funny, if you let it be funny.    We all have the ability to look at a situation, see the truth of it and find the funny.</br> 
Personally, I started out with long posts on Facebook.  I gravitated to the funny in a situation and then posted.  I was finding that many of the posts that I was reading on Facebook were negative.  I was trying to counteract the negative.  The feedback that I received from people reading my posts led me into blogging.  I also found that I had an opportunity to say just a little bit more with blogging.</br>  
<br>I used to worry about writing about my family.  But, my boys are funny guys and we all love to laugh here.  Now when something funny happens they actually say, “You should write about that!”  </br>
Many of you have have been reading this here blog since before I transitioned to ChicagoNow, back when I was on Blogger. One of the reasons I ended up moving to ChicagoNow was for the opportunities but it’s also given me a great community of other bloggers who all blog about different topics, have different... Read more »

Ragnar Chicago: When the wurst is not the worst

After last year’s experience with Ragnar Chicago I knew I wanted to do it again but under MY terms. Which meant it was time for me to be a team captain. And, thus, the Wurst Ragnar Team Ever was born. Why the Wurst? Because a good chunk of us came from the Wurst Running Club... Read more »

Road Runner Sports Adventure Run: Join me!

I’ve been busy these past few weeks so I haven’t had time to write about trying out Sproing Fitness or my upcoming Ragnar Relay. I did manage to get featured on the Chicago Running Bloggers’ Meet the Blogger Series, though. You can check that out here. So, yes, I owe you more than few posts.... Read more »