Footfalls of Clarity

Live inspired by a daily dose of mindfulness and compassion.

About me


I’m a former high school science teacher turned veterinary nurse who loves taking care of critters, running and exploring the world around me. I’m always on the lookout for ways to live each day a little better and with more clarity. Writing has long been a passion of mine that helps me put daily life in perspective with more mindfulness and compassion toward those around me. I look forward to sharing that passion with you!

Featured Posts

Boston Marathon 2016

Apr 26, 2016 | No Comments

In the weeks (and months) leading up to Boston this year, I kept telling myself that whatever time goal I decided to push for on race day would be at least partially weather dependent. Having run a crazy hot Boston in 2012 and two warmer than ideal ones in 2013 and 2104, I knew how […]


Dec 14, 2015 | 2 Comments

A couple of weeks ago Brody and I were headed out for our usual Monday walk. Since Mondays are my one day off from running each week, we usually stroll along various local routes for an hour or so. I’ve taken him to the dog park before, but never when there have been more than […]

Blues Cruise 50k 10/4/15

Oct 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Five days out from the Blues Cruise 50k I was plastered to the couch, unable to do much more than get up briefly to get a drink or take another round of medication. I’m not sure how I would define my illness exactly – it felt flu-like, with fatigue and weakness and achiness, but my […]

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