Twelve years ago today, I was still a new bride. Well, not a new bride, but new-to-him. I was 3 months into my second marriage. My son was in kindergarten, we were still really new to town, and I’d just started working part-time at Dean College. I was thinking about that and a lot more this morning as I got dressed. There was so much that went on that day, but one my strongest memories was laying in bed that… Read more »

This was Diana Nyad’s mantra. She was asked by Robin Robert’s on Monday if she used any motivational techniques to help get her through her swim and she said she used the mantra: Find a way. I’ll admit that when I got the breaking news alert on my phone that she had accomplished the swim from Cuba to Florida, I thought to myself: Meh. I was kind of like those people who bitch every year on Marathon Day about how… Read more »