Off & Running
a Blog of Life on the Run

Entries tagged "friendship"

April 5th 2014
What would happen if your private life was exposed publicly? If you're the same in public as you are in... READ MORE
August 13th 2013
Yesterday, I took a walk. A long, peaceful walk on a rocky path in a field staring at the foothills... READ MORE
November 11th 2012
Last night I stayed with my friend Amy at the place she was house-sitting. We were catching up, our conversations... READ MORE
November 8th 2012
posted November 10, 2012 A few years ago, I tweeted about flipping a porch swing upside down and needing a massage... READ MORE
November 7th 2012
posted November 10, 2012 When I announced my walkabout at church before I did it, Sue Commins-Gallagher was the one who... READ MORE
November 6th 2012
posted November 10, 2012 On Sunday evening, I went to visit friends in Reston who I met via the Twitters. Timothy... READ MORE
November 4th 2012
This past Saturday, Jessica and I ran the Mud Dog Run - Zombie Edition thanks to my good friend Jennifer.... READ MORE
November 3rd 2012
After sleeping at the office for two nights and showering at Gold's Gym, I was happy to stay with friends,... READ MORE
December 19th 2010
I've recently discovered just how human I am. This past week I helped organize a group we ended up calling #MetroCarols.... READ MORE
June 15th 2010
I write a lot about relationships - friends, love, family, God, and work. Life has us wrapped up in relationships,... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.