Category: Sunday Night Check-In

Sunday Night Check-In: Long, Lazy Weekend

Since the monsoon forced the evacuation of our building last Thursday at 1 PM, I had a really long, unexpected weekend. It would have been nice to have some great weather, but I guess I wouldn’t have the days off if the weather was… Continue Reading “Sunday Night Check-In: Long, Lazy Weekend”

Sunday Night Check-In: Being Happy

Today was a happy day. This is a happy moment. It was a lively, fun weekend, and I’ll write about it later this week, but right now I just want my brain and body to sink into that sweet, lush feeling of contentment. I’m… Continue Reading “Sunday Night Check-In: Being Happy”

Sunday Night Check-In: Paul’s Boots

I’ve got a long afternoon and plans this evening, so let this Sunday Morning Check-In serve as my Sunday Night Check-In. I have a project blowing up at work, so I have to spend some time today sorting that out and then I’m checking… Continue Reading “Sunday Night Check-In: Paul’s Boots”

Sunday Night Check-In: Losing Weight, Hanging Food and Outdoor Education

About mid-week last week, I decided to go camp out with a subset of the hiking club (although not a hiking club event) at Kincaid Lake in Kisatchie National Forest this weekend. Me and two other badasses were going to go, but, at the… Continue Reading “Sunday Night Check-In: Losing Weight, Hanging Food and Outdoor Education”

Sunday Night Check-In: Strawberries, Friends and Mississippi

Today was a good day. I think the worse of the sugar and coffee withdrawal is over. I am very grateful. My energy feels level, and I didn’t have a slump at all even after I stuffed myself at a Mexican meal this afternoon.… Continue Reading “Sunday Night Check-In: Strawberries, Friends and Mississippi”

Sunday Night Check-In: Happiness is…

Happiness is …. Soaking up the presence of an amazing hidden waterfall. Receiving a gift from my sister that was¬†chosen especially for me with loving thoughts and a generous heart. Laughing so hard that my niece has to hold her ears.¬† Snuggling with my… Continue Reading “Sunday Night Check-In: Happiness is…”

Sunday Night Check-In: Hiking, Mini-Christmas Trees and Memories

When I got home Friday afternoon from work, a purple Christmas tree was sitting on my porch. A couple of weeks ago, I told my co-worker and friend Tiffany that I wasn’t going to put up a tree. She put up a big fuss,… Continue Reading “Sunday Night Check-In: Hiking, Mini-Christmas Trees and Memories”

Sunday Night Check-In: Trail Maintenance, Gear and the Truth About Men

My new backpacking buddy Carryn and I decided to join the Louisiana Hiking Club in their annual trail maintenance project at Chico State Park this weekend. So I got up at 5 AM on a Saturday after a lovely Christmas celebration in downtown Baton… Continue Reading “Sunday Night Check-In: Trail Maintenance, Gear and the Truth About Men”

Sunday Night Check-In: Weird-Ass Weather

I’ve worn a tank top all weekend. Today I wore shorts. And I was burning up. In fact, I got so hot that I started feeling a little sick. We were hiking out at Bogue Chitto State Park and had walked quickly to see… Continue Reading “Sunday Night Check-In: Weird-Ass Weather”

Sunday Night Check-In: Gator Hunters, Backpacking and Spiders

After weeks of shopping and list-making and trying out recipes and packing, my backpacking class met at the Campus Federal Credit Union on Friday afternoon to carpool to Chicot State Park for our beginning foray into backpacking. There were one or two in the… Continue Reading “Sunday Night Check-In: Gator Hunters, Backpacking and Spiders”

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