• cycling
  • MS-150 2016

    Every week so far this year, I have had “blog!” on my to-do list. Well, it was “blog!” for the first few months, but at some point that exclamation point slouched over in doubt and became “blog?” I started this five years ago knowing that it’d need some sort of tying theme to keep it […]

  • goals
  • 2016 looks pretty, pretty good

    I created this blog in 2011 to loosely keep myself accountable for new year’s resolutions, and each year I’ve succeeded in surprising myself, developing new habits and failing miserably at many of my goals. Here’s how 2015 resolutions played out: Don’t Drink in January I think I lasted six days. The resolution evolved to become […]

  • goals
  • I got a job? I got a job!

    I finally did it. I’ve been actively job searching since July. Over the last five months, I have applied to so many jobs and spent a disgusting amount of weeknights and weekends writing sample blog posts, crafting fake social posts and crying over it all. I’d get so far as to have several hours of […]

  • writing
  • Writer’s block

    There are a few reasons why I’ve struggled to blog in the past few months. We can talk about that another time. Right now, I need your help. I keep a document of half-baked blog ideas or funny things that happen to me or that I hear about. I’m at a point where I don’t know […]

  • projects
  • Time Capsule Project

    Last year, I invited anybody to join in a time capsule project to help people, including myself, take a snapshot of their lives, gain some perspective on what they were currently stressed or anxious about as well as consider what they’d like to accomplish in the next year. I am now in the process of […]

  • life
  • My Road Rage

      Rania and I like to go on walks on Wednesday and Friday mornings. We’re like two old ladies getting their power walks on, except that we’re angry. We can be really scary angry at 6 in the morning. I’m not sure how we even got on the topic this morning, but before I knew […]