Summer of Sloth

If the year 2011 feels a long time ago to you, it was. That’s the year Will and Kate got married, the year Amy Winehouse sang her last note and the year the world got its eighth and final installment of the Harry Potter film franchise. (Why, yes, I do measure the years in BritishContinue reading “Summer of Sloth”

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Race Day Tips: The Ol’ Watering Hole

They say practice makes perfect, and in most cases, that’s true. Practicing your instrument makes you a better musician. Practicing your second language makes you a better world traveler. Practicing martini-fueled karaoke with your best friend on a Sunday night makes you a better Anchor Brewery tour guest the following morning. Sure, there’s talk ofContinue reading “Race Day Tips: The Ol’ Watering Hole”

My Name Is Jonas/I’m Ruining Your Health

If you’re one of the tens of millions of people impacted by this weekend’s  nor’easter aka Snowzilla aka David Snowie, this post is for you.    If you’re my brother and his wife avoiding this whole mess in Hawaiian paradise, you’re lucky I kind of still like you.    For the rest of us, todayContinue reading “My Name Is Jonas/I’m Ruining Your Health”

You Don’t Know the Half of It

There are certain things in life that have eluded me with such frequency that I’ve come to understand they’ll simply never happen to me. For example: I’ve accepted the fact I’ll never be on the kiss cam at a professional sporting event. I’ve accepted the fact I’ll never qualify for the Boston Marathon. I’ve acceptedContinue reading “You Don’t Know the Half of It”