Tag Archives: Boston marathon

2,015 in 2015 update

Right now I’m feeling like my eyes are bigger than my stomach. I’m about thirty miles behind where I should be. It makes me nervous. I like to be ahead of the game. I’m updating my mileage on the right side of this page. As I get closer to the 25k in May and when […]

#sweetsat – Ryan tries to run

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Ryan needs to see for himself what the doctor has said is true. After lying in bed tossing and turning for the better part of the night and waking up after short bursts of anxious sleep, he needed to burn off the haze. The doctor’s words rattled around […]

#sweetsat – Can Charles cause any more trouble?

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Climbing Heartbreak Hill.  Charles has hit a deer and it causing even more trouble for Tara. “I’m out by Bubba’s and that fancy-­‐‑pants you work with hit a deer and put his swanky car in the ditch. And now Bubba’s out here, scoping out […]

#sweetsat – Is Ryan’s knee getting better?

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Climbing Heartbreak Hill. Ryan is having a followup appointment with his surgeon after surgery to repair his ACL. Ryan would be thankful when the weather was finally warm enough to wear shorts, so he didn’t have to struggle with his pant leg and his […]

#sweetsat – A softball in your nose…

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Climbing Heartbreak Hill. Ryan and Tara have had a bit of a disagreement… (I forgot to change the title from the last SweetSat, but it’s fixed now. :-)) Tara tapped her foot while Ryan settled in the tank and others lined up behind her for […]

#sweetsat – Did someone pinch his bum?

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Climbing Heartbreak Hill. Ryan gets ambushed by all his mother’s friends. Will he flee? I would if I were him. Moving in with his mother hadn’t been as awful as Ryan had expected. He’d been home almost six days and hadn’t felt the urge […]

#sweetsat – Ryan encounters Minnie, will he survive?

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Climbing Heartbreak Hill. Ryan’s first meeting with Minnie. Do you think he’ll survive the encounter? Minnie’s gaze swung to Ryan, and he suddenly wished he had ducked out the door as soon as she came in. She gave him a once-­‐‑over thorough enough to read […]