Farewell to Ashy August

Like many others, I moved to the mountains of NorCal for the wealth of outdoor opportunities the area has to offer. And like my friends and neighbors in this mountain community, I’ve sunken into a state of guilt-ridden depression over the persistent smoke from the nearby Carr Fire. Today, I’m a mixed bag of emotions. […]

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Sayonara, 2016

And thank you! Thank YOU! The person reading this right now. I just want to let you know I really appreciate you stopping by to check out my blog. I’m celebrating a tiny victory at the end of this year, and it has to do with you! My blog got more visitors in the month […]

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Why I asked Obama to Pardon Snowden

This may be a little off-topic for a running blog, but I think it’s important enough to write about. But first, I want to start by celebrating some GREAT NEWS! My name was drawn in the lottery for Gorge Waterfalls 50k in April! I’m super stoked for the opportunity to run in what looks like […]

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Nothing is so much to be feared as fear

I was really inspired by this video. Like everyone else, I read Eat, Pray, Love. I read it in Costa Rica right after I had resigned from my secure-ish ivy research job in favor of a life of constant uncertainty and steadily dwindling funds chasing my dreams. I really admired the courage she, and so many […]

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