Why it’s completely worth it

I might get hypothermia on Saturday. I might get frostbite. I might scream an expletive in front of either children or news cameras. And while I probably will regret it immediately afterwards, when I can’t feel any part of my body, after I thaw I’ll remember why I decided to jump into freezing cold water.Continue reading “Why it’s completely worth it”

Freezin’ for a reason

Fun fact: While in England a year and a half ago, Ashley and I went to the traveling Titanic exhibit at the O2. Towards the end of the exhibits – right before you found out if the passenger you’d been “experiencing” the thing as lived or died – was a big ol’ slab of ice.Continue reading “Freezin’ for a reason”

A Week Away

One week from today is the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. I am disappointed in myself as we head into the event because I haven’t done even a hundredth of what I did last year, when we raised more than $2,000 for the cause and I was telling you about it pretty much every time theContinue reading “A Week Away”

A is for Angry

Know what else starts with A? Alzheimer’s. And, interestingly enough, Alzheimer’s makes me angry. November, in case you were unaware, is not only a month when nobody shaves, but it’s the month during the year designated for Alzheimer’s Awareness. One month. A month for the rest of the world — that’s never met someone withContinue reading “A is for Angry”