Thoughts on Live Action Beauty and the Beast

I will be the first to admit that I was skeptical of the live action remake of Beauty and the Beast (BATB). While I loved the live action Cinderella, the original was much older, and a live action remake made sense to keep the copyright alive and well. BATB is only 2 years older than me, why do we need to remake it?

After seeing it last night, I have to say, I get it now.

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59th Annual RRCA National Convention

Wow, what a whirlwind of a week! I’m still trying to catch up from being gone this past weekend, but it’s completely worth it for the time I got to spend at the Annual RRCA Convention this past weekend. I am so thankful to the Lynchburg Road Runners Club for letting the Marketing Committee go. We had a blast and learned a ton! Here’s a little recap of our weekend in “the Big D”. Continue reading “59th Annual RRCA National Convention”

Running to Give Back

With Spring right around the corner, there are so many races popping up on my calendar! While trying to decide which ones to add to my list this racing season, it really got me thinking about what got me running back in 2013. I think there are 3 main reasons: fitness, friends, and giving back. Races aren’t all about setting new PRs or placing in your age group. Sometimes, they’re about the cause you support. Here’s a few of the highlights along my running journey so far, how they’ve inspired me, and how I have been able to give back.  Continue reading “Running to Give Back”

Liberty University Presents: Seussical

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a stage show. Too long, actually. So, when my mother in law asked if I wanted to see Seussical at my alma mater, I agreed, albeit hesitantly. I was not familiar with the show, I’m not crazy about Seuss, and I had tried (and failed) to listen to the soundtrack multiple times.  Continue reading “Liberty University Presents: Seussical”