February 28, 2011

So – I may have mentioned that it was my birthday. Once – perhaps twice. Certainly not with the alarming regularity with which it came up last year.  🙂 I took (or rather had the architect take) photos at my actual birthday drinks event on Friday night, but neglected to download them from the camera….

February 24, 2011

Fortunately, I had already taken the day off, so I didn’t have to venture out into this mess: So far, I have celebrated by sleeping in & trying to convince the architect that our snowpocalypse last night meant he couldn’t go into work today.   Unfortunately he looked outside & decided that he probably should…

February 23, 2011

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really, really liked this book. It did, however, make me want to chuck my running shoes & buy a pair of Vibrams (or, as I usually refer to them,…

February 22, 2011

It has been almost a year since I’ve purchased a new pair of running shoes. Last March, I did a 14 mile run (I was marathon training) and damaged my foot. I’d been getting nasty blood blisters on the last couple runs, and was convinced it was my socks. So, I got new socks. It…

February 21, 2011

That phrase means different things to different people. To me, it means that I live in the city, and do my best to live life simply, sustainably, organically, and happily. I don’t have a lot of land, but a lot of what I have is given over to my gardens. You know it’s true. You’ve…

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