Philly Marathon

So how do you recapture the gut-wrenching excitement of your first marathon once you have four under your belt? Turns out, the answer is “run a bigger race than your previous four efforts combined.” When I signed up for the Philly Marathon three months ago, I had no idea what I was in for....

Back in Action! Sep23

Back in Action!

It’s been a while since I posted. But unlike my last major blogging hiatus, this time I didn’t break any bones, nor did I spend the entire summer crutching around Portland and playing up my “wounded bird” status to gain sympathy, romance and customized crutch coozies. This time my...

Lost in the East Jun22

Lost in the East

In light of all these natural disasters, the End of the World has been coming up a lot lately. Like most people, I often find myself contemplating post-apocalyptic scenarios and wondering what unique skills I’ll have to offer the loose band of bewildered survivors. After all, the...