Life is a Highway

Walking Through Nashville

I have a meeting to prep for, blogs to read, and hundreds of e-mails to answer. 604 e-mails, to be exact. Sorry about that, y’all. Some of those are from you. I’ve never let my inbox get that full before, and I’m putting it off for another night. Instead, I want to end a long day… Continue reading Walking Through Nashville

Adventures in Imperfection

Music While You Wait…

How did this first week of January treat you? Do you have new resolutions? Decided on a Word for the Year? Entered 2016 with jazz hands? I’m in full “get your house in order” mode right now, so I’ll be working behind the scenes for a few days before posting an update and joining in… Continue reading Music While You Wait…

Guest Posts · Lil Mama's Love Letters

Invisible Ink: a Guest Post by Christy Anna Beguins

“and Anna begins to fade away.” ~Counting Crows, “Anna Begins“ I think I’m going to stop writing about you. It’s not like you ever read my work anyway. Not like it ever truly mattered to you. Or I ever mattered. Truly. To you. I always wanted you to read. You knew this. And you would… Continue reading Invisible Ink: a Guest Post by Christy Anna Beguins

Freestyle Friday

Your Music – Your Way

Welcome to Freestyle Friday where rules don’t exist and style points don’t matter! Today’s Feature: More music! Last week, I asked you to provide me with your favorite happy and dancy songs. My goodness – you responded with gusto! Today’s Challenge: Click on the link below to get access to the list you helped create. I’m still a Spotify… Continue reading Your Music – Your Way

Freestyle Friday

Spotify Addict Spotted (Freestyle Friday)

Welcome to Freestyle Friday where rules don’t exist and style points don’t matter! Today’s Feature: Music! Since Christy gave Jennie and I Premium Spotify for Christmas, we’ve been building and sharing playlists with each other. It’s become a bit of an addiction and I’m always looking for new songs and lists for running, making it through the work day and… Continue reading Spotify Addict Spotted (Freestyle Friday)

Freestyle Friday

Freestyle

Oh, some of us like to watch and some like to dance Though we all wake up with the same stamp on our hands Counting stars and counting cars and just counting miles Doing it freestyle, you style, me style Ain’t got nowhere to be child ~Lady Antebellum ~~~~~ Freestyle: a performance or routine featuring… Continue reading Freestyle

Adventures in Imperfection

Hit the Ground Running

I really needed to run. My mom and I were sitting together Sunday morning before she went to church. I was quiet like I always am and she worried like she always does. It’s what mammas do. She keeps a post-race marathon picture of me on her refrigerator. I looked so young. I telegraphed her a message, “Don’t worry about… Continue reading Hit the Ground Running

Guest Posts · Life is a Highway

“If you’re afraid of a journey, don’t buy shoes”

“It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.” — Ursula K. Le Guin Thank you Michelle for inviting Words for the Weekend to join in your “Life is a Highway” series! We’re honored to be featured with so many talented writers and friends. We hope you enjoy… Continue reading “If you’re afraid of a journey, don’t buy shoes”

Music While You Wait

Ba-Bye Metaphors and Hidden Meanings! (Music while you wait)

Hey y’all! I hope you have had a great week. Been a little too serious over here on the MamaMick side, so I’m lightening things up a bit before posting my last piece in the Life is a Highway series next week. You guys rock for reading all of my sentimental ramblings. Today’s post doesn’t… Continue reading Ba-Bye Metaphors and Hidden Meanings! (Music while you wait)

Music While You Wait · Short and Sweet

Music while you wait (Vol. 2)

Hey friends! Just a quick note to let you know all is well in MamaMick land. I have so many fun and exciting things to share with you, but “day job” planes, trains and automobiles have kept me all tied up. I appreciate your visits here and on my photography site. In fact, it feels like… Continue reading Music while you wait (Vol. 2)