Off & Running
a Blog of Life on the Run

Entries tagged "friendships"

October 9th 2014
Adventure is doing something you've never done before without expectations or a plan. It's my first international mission trip and it's... READ MORE
November 7th 2013
A friend of mine from Bethesda, MD lives in Rome. Some friends of hers wanted to do a day trip... READ MORE
March 5th 2013
back in time: 11/25/2012 After enjoying a few days in Denver and realizing I just couldn't go to Portland on this... READ MORE
February 6th 2013
back in time: 11/23/2012 After Thanksgiving, I wrote about being content. Something drove me to get it out of my system... READ MORE
January 31st 2013
back in time: 11/18/2012 I arrived in Madison, Wisconsin from Chicago after driving all Saturday afternoon arriving at dinnertime to a... READ MORE
January 29th 2013
back in time: 11/17/2012 After leaving Pittsburgh, I headed off to Chicago on Live Your Brand Tour. My friend, Charlie, hooked... READ MORE
January 24th 2013
back in time: 11/9/2012 One of the first people to respond to my request for places to crash was Lorne Epstein.... READ MORE
November 14th 2012
A guy I know brought his Seattle girlfriend to church one Sunday. Not long after, she moved to Bethesda. A... READ MORE
October 31st 2011
I'm a social networker. My entire life is online and has been since I was 19 - what feels like... READ MORE
August 15th 2011
"Why don't I have ____?"                                     ... 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.