Posts Tagged ‘when i grow up’

Happiness Interview with Grandma & Triathlete Sharon Couto

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At 61, Sharon swam, ran, and biked her way to the finish line of the Eagleman 70.3 Ironman. Now she shares her insights on happiness.


The Freedom Of Temporary

I met Rusty Croft on Navarre Beach when he was competing with other sand sculptors in a contest designed to promote tourism in the area.  It was like an exhibition game for sand sculptors that involved two days of creating before the final “judging”. The night before the judging, it rained on Navarre Beach.  Hard. […]


She’ll be a woman, soon. A hairy, hairy woman who can reach anything she wants in the whole wide world.


“Is this for the shower?” Emma asked. I was going through my morning “get ready” routine while she and Devin waited patiently for me to take them to school. “Yep,” I replied. “What’s it do?” she asked. “It takes your hair off,” I told her.  And causes chemical burns like a motherfucker, I thought. “Ohhhhhhh,” […]



Sometimes it’s subtle. Other times blatant and bitter. And other times still it’s simply a longing that I am all too familiar with. It must be nice, they say. It must be nice to travel. It must be nice to have weekends with the girls. It must be nice to live grand adventures and dramatic […]