Push the envelope, watch it bend

Well, I haven’t updated this blog in a while because I haven’t made time for it, and I’m not going to make any excuses about that. Today, though, today was phenomenal. I told my mom that I would volunteer at an Autism Awareness Walk. It involved waking up quite early on a day I usually […]

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Is it an oxymoron to be fixated on impermanence?

“In today’s world, it is increasingly difficult for any institution- religions, universities, newspapers, manufacturers, or even music genres like punk rock- to cling too stubbornly to absolutist principles of what “should be.” The changes that dictate “what is”- including the creative combinations that come from vastly enhanced social networks- are occurring with blinding speed. It […]

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Twentysomehing wisdom

I find myself saying something like “you’re probably too young to remember that…” or “just you wait a few years…” pretty much at least once a day recently. Does anyone else in their late 20s do this?!?

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Blood + dirt + blue eyes = Lauren

I took a glorious fall on my run yesterday! I have a gnarly scar on my right knee from falling on the SAME TRAIL last summer. I’m trying to start thinking of them as sexy. At least the ground was nice and soft this time. I guess I should take this opportunity to explain that […]

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January 19, 2012; The NYU Psilocybin Cancer Project It’s a Saturday night, and I’m sitting around watching a lecture. This is not at all related to any of the classes I’m currently taking. BEAT THAT NERDINESS!

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Lonely ghosts of crazy people

So, after the exhaust pipe fell off my car on Valentines Day, I was forced to have it repaired, which was horrible news for my wallet, but in effect has left me with a vehicle that’s actually safe to drive >10 miles at once. To celebrate, I drove to Philadelphia this past weekend to visit […]

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First Trail Run of 2012!

Also- First Run At All of 2012. I haven’t been a total lazy ass, I’ve just haven’t been running. I was trying to put on some muscle, mostly in my upper body, and couldn’t manage a running routine combined with strength workouts. The more time I spend running, the more time I need to spend […]

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