Author Archives: DevonD29

About DevonD29

This is a spot where I muse about life, roller derby, running, and whatever else strikes my fancy.

The Rocked Raccoon

I ran past a dead raccoon the other night. In my quest to expand my running times and distances, I am trying to add variety to my paths.  I have a few favorites though, particularly close to my house. On … Continue reading

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It WAS the Best of Times….

It is indeed true that time flies when you’re having fun or when your life is going well. Some of the biggest changes in my life happened this year.  All for the better, as far as I’m concerned.  I decided … Continue reading

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Rolling…Again

I am nothing if not a creature of habit. I freely admit to hitting up the same Starbucks near my house a few times a week.  Yes, caffeine is an addiction and Starbucks is my pusher. With the weather cooling … Continue reading

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Get Over It!

It seems people are in a tizzy this week over Indianapolis being one of the “10 Worst-Dressed Cities in America.” http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013304080046 Fashion writers locally are scrambling to make suggestions and perhaps fuel a John Varvatos-clad revolution in the “crossroads of … Continue reading

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The Break-Up

“Honey, it’s not you – it’s me.”  Words every single woman dreads.  Words everyone dreads more…when it comes to your job. It happened to me this week – you’re an outstanding employee, you’re an outstanding person, but things have to … Continue reading

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21st Century Etiquette Lessons

While I am by no means a disciple of the “Miss Manners” books of the last two centuries, one would think certain common courtesies could be observed while in public. On Saturday night, my husband and I went to see … Continue reading

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Goodwill Hunting – Volume One

I can’t lie – I love Goodwill. I’ve been an avid thrift/consignment shopper my entire life. In the last few years, I’ve found my tastes have shifted toward higher-end labels and designers.  I find fashion to be like an art. … Continue reading

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