Shoe In

I’ve just done something so unlike me I’ll probably end up on some kind of FBI watch list. No, I didn’t eat a head of celery. No, I didn’t adopt a cat. No, I didn’t give Lucille the night off on Halloween. I did something far more out of character: I packed for a weekendContinue reading “Shoe In”

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The Big Day

This past weekend marked a significant milestone that’s been enthusiastically circled on my calendar for months. No, I’m not talking about watching my little brother marry the woman he loves. And no, I’m not talking about getting the angels back together. And no, I’m not talking about spending 48 hours with the cutest ring bearerContinue reading “The Big Day”

At Rest

Some experts say that following a marathon, you should rest one full day for every mile you ran, meaning 26 days of recovery. Others say you should rest one full day for every kilometer you ran, meaning 42 days of recovery. I say you should rest one full day for every dog photo you snapped at Thanksgiving the week after the marathon, meaning — let’s be honestContinue reading “At Rest”

Give It a Rest

I’m good at a lot of things (read: coloring, banter, modesty) but I’m aware there exist some gaping holes in my education as a citizen of the world. I never learned state capitals, for example, or to swim the butterfly. I never learned to ski or to patiently cook rice. I never learned to doContinue reading “Give It a Rest”

Rest for the Weary

There are a number of things in my life I arguably take too seriously — goldendoodle photo shoots, every article that deems chocolate a superfood, my firmly held belief that Rafael is, in fact, the true leader of the Ninja Turtles — but nothing more so than my strict adherence to a training schedule inContinue reading “Rest for the Weary”