Tagged: tragedy


Boston Marathon Tragedy, So Shocking

It made me cry to hear that one of the victims was 8 years old.  As a Mom and a runner, I’m heartbroken for the family and for all the victims today. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that I’m a runner. I ran the Boston Marathon twice, plus a number of other races that attract large numbers of participants and spectators.  The Boston Marathon...


Oh, the Devastating Tragedy of Today’s Events

Every parent around the nation must be shaking with grief and horror for the parents and families who lost their children and loved ones today. My heart goes out to all of those families. It is hard to wrap my head around the numbers…20 children and six adults all lost their lives today in what should be a safe haven of love and learning, an elementary school. It chokes me...


When Tragedy Almost Strikes

I have two little stories to share…I’ll start with the less dramatic one. Yesterday afternoon I had just dropped the kids off at their art class. I was on a major road and stopped in the left turn lane to wait for the light to change so I could turn across the highway. The light finally turned red to bring the traffic going my direction to a stop. I’m not...