Run A Half Marathon | My Story

The sun was out, it was about 50 degrees, & there I stood with about 100 other people waiting to start my very first half marathon. My Fiance was there with our little puppy Penny. I was nervous, but mainly just proud to be there. And, when the countdown started, I got in line &…

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How To Run A Half Marathon

Back in January, I added “Run A Half Marathon” to my bucket list. This was never something I ever expected myself to write on my list, let alone ever even consider. But, after doing the Polar Bear Plunge, I found a whole new side to my list (& me) that I hadn’t even noticed before;…

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Get Engaged | Our Engagement Story

About Amy Riordan

There are no words to describe how excited I am to be writing this post right now, because I really didn’t see this coming! Just three weeks ago, my boyfriend (excuse me, fiancé) proposed to me in beautiful Glacier National Park. We’re Getting Married! Tim had been talking about a trip to Glacier for a…

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Shower Under A Waterfall: I’m Sorry, Where?

Another item crossed off: Shower Under A Waterfall — but, you guys, if you have this goal, do it in Hawaii… or somewhere equally WARM. I’m not that blonde; I was well aware that the waterfalls of Glacier National Park would be extremely cold… but was it worth it? Okay, yes. Yes, it was. And,…

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Sit Front Row At A Concert: Confidence & Garth Brooks

One week ago, it would have never occurred to me that I’d never sat front row at a concert before. I hadn’t even fathomed putting that on my bucket list. Maybe it was having experienced the CMA Music Festival ‘front row’ line – that pushes you through non stop, so you have to circle around.…

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Get A Puppy: Why It Wasn’t On My List

At the risk of sounding like a horrible human being… I’ve never been a fan of dogs. The thought had never once crossed my mind to ever get a dog, it didn’t matter if it was full grown or a puppy… I was certain it was never going to happen. And that was okay. This…

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Jump Off The Vegas Stratosphere

It’s Throwback Thursday people, & I’m talking all about the Las Vegas Stratosphere jump! And, like many of the daring things that I’ve done, it all happened last minute & on a whim. My Dad & step Mom got married a few years back in Las Vegas on Super Bowl weekend. So, in 2014, when…

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The Honor In Being A Bridesmaid

Being a bridesmaid, & choosing this goal for your bucket list, isn’t about personal experience; it’s not about hair & makeup nor the dress the bride has chosen for you to wear, it’s about your relationship with the bride, & how you can help with her perfect day. So, I met this really sweet girl in…

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Write A Short Story

For years, I’ve thought about writing a short story. The idea actually came from a friend I had in high school who used to write these really great short stories while sitting in class. I wanted to try it; see if it turned into something more or if it expanded my writing in some way. So,…

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Get A Tattoo

When I was in high school, I considered getting a tattoo. Looking back, it seems quite obvious to me that it would have been in eager hopes to connect with the man who I was dating, but I was curious enough to walk into a parlor & look through the books. I remained thankful for…

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