5k Scavenger Run Review

Yesterday was a fun day of two different runs. I did a 9×400 tempo run in the morning per the 10k training plan (my intervals are below), and then in the evening went to a 5k Halloween scavenger run at Foot Traffic. I’ve been to a few other scavenger runs before (First Thursday in Portland)…

Back to my original gym. Back to blogging.

So, it’s been many months since I’ve written a blog entry – the longest silent stretch so far – and I’ve decided I need to break this habit of not putting fingers to keys. [It sounds so much cooler to say pen to paper.  Is technology taking the fun out of things?]  Anyway, so here…

Really? Parking Lots and Crosswalks

I’m the type of person who typically does not let situations get to them.  Don’t get me wrong, things annoy me but an outward respond is fairly uncommon.  I figure I’m unable change the actions of others so letting it go tends to be the best option.  However, this does not mean I have no…

College: A great way to hide from the real world

I recently made a photo book of my university years. It’s been 7 years since I graduated from university, so naturally this was the time to put this book together. As I was sorting through and thinning down pictures I took some amazing trips down memory lane. Each photo evoked a memory that took me…

So, having kids means everything?

Whenever someone asks me when I’m going to have children, my response is usually one of four: I’m not having kids Kids are a lot of work No one tells me any good stories about having kids (or giving birth) so therefore why have them.  (Not a question, just a statement) I’m too selfish. Why…

Scariest movie ever… The Wizard of Oz

I should start out by saying I absolutely refuse to watch scary movies.  There may be a time every now and then when I’m hoodwinked into seeing one, but even then I keep my eyes closed, and more often than not still have nightmares. I can trace my dislike of scary movies back to my…