Author Archives: TravelingZipperhead

Murphy’s

It’s rare that I am sad to leave a hotel, I’m ready for the next adventure, the next town. Sometimes I’m sad to leave a city, like Brussels, I hated to leave that hotel because while it was cool, I … Continue reading

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Revelations

I’ve learned some things this trip. Things about my family, things about myself, and just some general things. For instance: taking your dog on vacation is both really cool and a giant pain in the butt. I’ve learned that most … Continue reading

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Vacation. Made.

Traveling is important, right? At least I should think so, I AM the Traveling Zipperhead. Im a Zipperhead, and I love to travel, that’s kinda why I’m here. I think we get a lot from travel, we feed our souls … Continue reading

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Get Help

Celebrity deaths always hurt just a little. Maybe it’s someone you like, maybe they made you feel great with their songs, maybe it’s like a distant friend of a friend, and it makes you face your own mortality, but they … Continue reading

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Derailed…..

I’m so disappointed right now. After all these years, I FINALLY have my head in the game. I’m finally in the right place mentally to get my crap together physically. I’ve been sick, for weeks, I just can’t get better. … Continue reading

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Why do You Drink?

There’s a lot of buzz on the Internet right now about Dry January, and I thought about sharing my story from the other side of “drying out”. First, a couple background facts: I grew up with an Irish grandpa who … Continue reading

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It’s been a little while….

I’ve had some setbacks in the name of health…. mostly my kids….. mostly strep throat. We have all been sick for about three weeks, and I though we were in the clear when another case of strep reared it’s ugly … Continue reading

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Grit

I took pictures for the fun run at my son’s school today. This is how we celebrate holidays in the suburbs, we run fun runs, 5Ks, half marathons, even pay money to participate in some, …. I don’t get it, … Continue reading

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Confidence at 40

40 is a weird place for me right now…. I’m growing into some confidence that is unfamiliar to me until now. See, I’ve always been pretty full of myself, even cocky, but those are different. Maybe comfortable is a better … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Offense

We break in our regularly scheduled fitness journey (currently working on my 40th birthday retrospective) to get something off my chest. There’s a lot of talk right now about sexual harassment and assault, and there is a defense people are … Continue reading

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