Category Archives: Happy Things

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Boston Marathon Inspiration & The Women I Admire

Date: April 17, 2018 at 2:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

Watching Desi Linden win the Boston Marathon yesterday was amazing. When she broke the tape, she became the first American woman in my lifetime to win the Boston Marathon. And Desi deserved it. She’s a fighter. She’s a workhorse. And […]

Rainy Day Thoughts

Date: April 3, 2018 at 3:56 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

Hi! I hate talking about the weather but also I’m really bummed out about the weather lately. The cold I can handle. It’s the constant gray, sad, overcast skies. Everything is dreary. It’s hard to motivate. And while working from home […]

A Day in the Life of a Freelance Writer & Podcast Host

Date: March 19, 2018 at 9:02 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 9

Since I started working from home and freelancing a few years ago, I’ve been very interested in how people spend their days. I know that for me, the idea of having a flexible schedule is nice, but I still feel like […]

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11 Reasons I Loved February

Date: March 1, 2018 at 12:34 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 17

This week has felt like a month, and this past month — the so-called shortest one — felt like a year. But it’s officially March, which signals spring! And I’ve got a little pep in my step today, so I wanted […]

Things I Think About A Lot

Date: February 12, 2018 at 8:46 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

Hello hello hello! It’s been a while since I’ve popped in here with an actual post and life update. I miss doing these! (Quick, someone add a few hours to the day and I’ll start blogging daily again!) I have […]

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Life in 2018

Date: January 4, 2018 at 10:46 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 11

I’m really excited about 2018. I have a few New Year’s Resolutions. Nothing groundbreaking, just checklist-y things I want to (I will) accomplish this year. And since I believe everything good comes from putting your big dreams out there, here are […]

2017

Date: December 29, 2017 at 4:41 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 16

A few weeks ago, I decided it was time to start gathering my favorite photos from the past 12 months to build my annual “Best of the Year” Facebook album. OK, so I’ve only done this “tradition” once, in 2016, […]

Making It Count

Date: December 4, 2017 at 9:25 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 36

At the end of 2016, I was very sick. In an effort to cheer myself up and not be too down on the fact that the past few months of the year hadn’t shaped up the way I would’ve wanted […]

Reflections On 7 Years Of Blogging

Date: October 12, 2017 at 1:32 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 60

Every year I say I’m going to remember my blog’s birthday so I can do some reflecting. And every year, the calendar reaches mid-October and I realize that, yet again, I forgot. I launched Ali on the Run on October […]

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Happy Celine Dion Week!!!

Date: May 30, 2017 at 6:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 9

“I’m going to start a podcast! But I’ll still have time and energy and the desire to keep blogging!” Oh, Ali. I’m trying, though! Part of me feels like I should have all this podcasting stuff figured out already, because […]

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