Author: acessally

France & Spain 2016

The beauty of having a very talented husband is that i can just copy a link and have him explain in great detail about our wonderful trip.  Cheating, yes.  But that’s ok.   Spain and France    ...

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Self-Reliance

“What i must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and in intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of...

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Sink or Swim

  Over the past week, I’ve read and heard the term “Sink or Swim” several times.  It never meant so true as to where I’m at right now.   The week of November 7th was challenging to say the least and a part of me was lost in moments of despair and depression.  No, this isn’t all about the election, but I believe that a played a hand in it.  My mom has always worried about going too high or too low emotionally so I’ve been aware to not do that, to not get too excited about things, or...

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2 Days, 39.3 Miles 2016

  The excitement is building. I’m seeing PINK, I’m breathing PINK, I’m living PINK. The color pink has taken on a whole new meaning to me now. pink isn’t in my wardrobe, it’s not a color that I wear, it is a color that I have begun to feel though and for me, it’s become a symbol of awareness, hope, survival and loss. Last year I decided that I wanted to challenge myself to something great, to make a difference in people’s lives and have a cause that would be near to me personally. I had run a few...

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