If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you might have noticed that an essay I wrote got published at the Washington Post. (Click here to read it). It explores why, as someone who eschews mainstream sports, I find so much joy in my young daughters' loyalty to the Red Sox. In it I write, … Continue reading To Get Your Personal Essay Published, Try This.
Instagram and I had a toxic relationship. It started innocently enough. when I joined in late 2016, thinking it would be a fun way to connect with other runners, CrossFitters, book lovers, writers, and the odd friend or family member. I thought I might find writing, speaking, and run coaching clients on Instagram, too. I … Continue reading What happened when I quit Instagram
It’s black, shiny, brand new, and it’s a relic. It’s modern technology as far as the year 2005 is concerned. It’s my new flip phone. I never took an online quiz to see if I had a phone addiction. Dan never said he thought I loved my phone more than I loved him. I never … Continue reading Why I’m Using a Flip Phone
As a kid, I loved the thrill of the last week of school. It wasn't just the excitement of standing at the precipice of a new grade, an entire summer of freedom, and long, lazy days. There was something else I longed for... The summer reading list. I was curious to know what the required … Continue reading 6 Books for your Summer Reading List
Planning Remember that time I signed up for a race, trained for the race, and then failed to read my emails (yes I am one of those people who has thousands of unread messages and no this does not keep me awake at night), which caused me to be unaware I could not pick up my race packet … Continue reading Race Report: 2018 Urban 10 Miler