Showing posts with the label University of Pittsburgh

If you didn't know, it is ALL about Family..

Granddad and baby This post was influenced by my sponsorship with The Motherhood and "All of You Pennsylvania" Like most families who live in cold climates, we use the summer as a time to connect with our extended family. We swim, host cookout and often visit Presque Isle in Erie, P a. It's a state park that has some of the most beautiful beaches that you have ever seen!

A detour into the men's locker room...

I have lots of interesting marathon training stories. However, I never would have guessed that my marathon training would lead me to the center of the locker room of the University of Pittsburgh football team... I have always had an uncanny way of discovering things that I shouldn’t. I’ve seen people cheating on their spouses, learned that relatives were late on their mortgages, and found out that people were no longer married, before they announced their divorce. Some might conclude that I’m nosey. That’s part of it. However, I usually discover these things because I frequently divert from the scheduled path and find myself someplace else. This past Saturday it happened again while I was attending a seminar for the Pittsburgh marathon. I am sure that the event planners thought that there were sufficient bathrooms on the floor when they planned the seminar. However, the wait seemed unnecessarily long to me. And when there is a long wait, I always explore other options. So, I

Catching Up

Good morning! I hope this message finds you well. All is well up here in Pittsburgh . I have a few facts to report: Sunshine is Every Where: The sun really does shine here, albeit infrequently. Kindness Exists North of the Mason/Dixon: Everyone has been incredibly kind to me here, and I have been invited to several functions. There’s no Place Like Home: Even though I didn’t grow up here, it’s been really good to be near my family, and we’ve settled into a good routine. I’ve forgotten why I’d live away for so long, but I’m sure I’ll remember soon enough… J Practicing In-house is fabulous! I really enjoy my job and the people I work with. Since I didn’t have a strong health care background it’s been challenging, but I’m receiving great on-the-job training . I’ve learned a lot and made some contributions to the health system. All in all it’s been a great move for me. Romance: There’re no significant updates in this area, but I remain hopeful! For the record, I am con