Off & Running
a Blog of Life on the Run

Entries tagged "relationships"

August 26th 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she wants.   A break-up. Secrets withheld. “If you... READ MORE
November 1st 2014
Have you ever had a stranger speak over your life like they knew you intimately? Tonight was a first for... READ MORE
July 13th 2014
An open letter to those who know better Each of us is older than someone.  We know better because we've lived longer... READ MORE
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
December 27th 2013
The last few years at work, we've had a word to focus on the whole year and everything we did went... 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
February 5th 2013
back in time: 11/21/2012 After spending a night in Des Moines with the parents of a girlfriend, I headed off to... 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 25th 2013
back in time: 11/11/2012 Getting to know my friends on this journey, single or married, I see all different types of... 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.