All about BA

(disclaimer: not an expert. but just wanting to encourage anyone who swears they’re too fat to run or can’t run or are too intimidated to use “real” running gear – it’ll be okay. you can do it!) At the beginning of April, one horrible mile on the treadmill had me limping away from the gym, sharp cramps […]


Legos & Work & Life

by Beth Anne on May 25, 2014

Harry is the master of Legos. He’s putting together 200+ piece sets alone & it’s just amazing to watch. Like one day, we were worried he wasn’t going to point on time & now he’s building a freaking Lego camper, complete with coffee mugs, little tables, & a canoe. I’ve decided after watching him that everyone […]


There is something about mothers.

by Beth Anne on May 13, 2014

When I was a little girl, my favorite days were the ones when my mother came to school. For lunch or a class party or a play…I thought she was beautiful & she’d wear her perfume & lipstick & I couldn’t wait to show her off. She was my mother, only mine, & I was […]



by Beth Anne on April 27, 2014

“Kim? Kim, it’s Beth Anne. What happened?” My voice caught on the phone with my college roommate, Kim. We hadn’t spoken on the phone in 8 years & she was the first person I called when I saw the update, that Courtney Sanford was gone. Ten years ago, Kim & I shared bunk beds in […]


The Reluctant Runner

by Beth Anne on April 1, 2014

I love the sound of running shoes, the muffled hit of rubber when my stride is just right & I often run without headphones just to hear it & my sweat seems to drop with my breath. I love aching legs & burning lungs & the mental focus to stay steady. I adore running. It’s just […]