Marissa Colclasure

You Have What You Need [#TheFlyingMom]

Have you ever traveled with only the clothes on your back? This past holiday season I was given the gift to actually live with a belief I’ve embraced but never lived by truly traveling with what you have & are wearing right now. From a very young age I have gravitated towards inspirational/motivational books, self […]

Marissa Colclasure

Find Your Story [#The Flying Mom]

“Maris, the only difference between you and your captain will be your stories. The airlines will always be there. Go find your stories.” he said as we stood around the hangar on the north shore. I had come to know Bruce through his love for Stearmans and my gravitation towards hearing that melody of the […]

Marissa Colclasure

Why I Fly [#TheFlyingMom]

It’s said that every great adventure begins with a single step. The longer I have walked on the face of this earth there is an awareness that every step is the adventure. The more steps I’ve taken the more awareness I have of things I wish I would have done differently and those that I do […]

Marissa Colclasure

Keep Your Eyes On The Road [#TheFlyingMom no. 7]

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Mark Twain At different times in my life, that quote from Mark Twain, has meant so much to me. Sometimes it is said with great enthusiasm, sometimes weak or silently in my mind, the inflection in tone can represent so many different seasons in life. I’ve always […]

Marissa Colclasure

Love, Life, And Formation Flying [#TheFlyingMom no. 5]

This past week a childhood dream came true. Years of anticipating its arrival and finally it was here, and as quickly as it arrived it was suddenly gone. A wonderful vibrant moment that became a  memory I will always hold dear on this journey I am on. I could be talking about any holiday I […]

Marissa Colclasure

Time Flies- So Get Moving [#TheFlyingMom no. 3]

This week has been filled with ups and downs. The miles in between my kids and I are 867 and every moment of every day, they are in my heart. I’ve talked before about the importance of roots and foundation. It’s times like these that that foundation was laid for this very reason. That doesn’t […]

Marissa Colclasure

Living Life Without A Gold Star

I grew up in the 80s. Big wheels, jelly shoes, drinking from the hose, running through the sprinklers from sun up to sun down in the summer time. We spent most of our time outside. We had boom boxes, roller skates and bikes and boy did we ride them…everywhere. Just as long as I was […]