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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Madonna on Soul Mates

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m on the road back to New Jersey with my dog and material posessions all packed up in this sweet minivan. I’m trying to move as quickly as possible, so it’s not going to be a joy ride, but I want to stop and say how deeply grateful I am for a few […]

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What danger is there if you don’t think of any?

I have a truly horrible sense of direction, but I hear that getting lost helps you find yourself. One sunshiny day last week, I woke up feeling hungry for adventure. About twenty minutes of internet research had me set on hiking the Castle Crags Dome Trail. I remember reading about Castle Crags in Cheryl Strayed’s […]

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I ate Gregory and don’t feel bad about it

WARNING: This may offend some people. And if it does, I encourage you to continue reading with an open mind. Sometimes, when I’m in a rush or otherwise not paying attention to the buttons I’m pressing or where my mouse is, the image of a severed goat’s head in a cage pops up on my […]

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He calls me “Miss Spiritual Tramp of 1948”

Over the past several months, I’ve re-read a few different pieces of literature originally introduced in my hazy high school years. I’m at a point where books and movies I first experienced over 10 years ago have exciting new meanings. Re-reading “Brave New World” helped inspire my move to Brooklyn (I can explain). Quotes from […]

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