Archives: September 2012

Link bait and growing up.

Every so often, posts pop up trying to tell one group of people that they’re doing it wrong. And they’re link bait (posts designed to get you so riled up that you’ll click on it in the first place and immediately tell all your friends to go there and get angry). The posts that slam

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Patriot Day.

I know that this is probably not going to be a popular post. Tomorrow is 9/11, which is being celebrated as Patriot Day. I remember the day vividly. I remember the lives lost that day, as well as those whose lives were lost in the wars that followed. I’m not comfortable with it being celebrated

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Couch to 5k: Week One Day One.

After putting it off for awhile, I finally attempted Day One again. Couch to 5k is an interval training program designed to get you in shape to run a 5k, even if you’ve never run before. When I first tried it, I hit a wall. So I started by trying to walk a mile, and

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Everyday harassment. Take two.

This is a blog post I’d originally posted in May. But it seemed pretty appropriate for some of the internet conversations going on this week: Kate Beaton shared a post on Twitter today (this post, in fact) filled with young women sharing a conversation about street harassment. Mostly how common it is, and how much

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Well hello September!

I sort of forgot that yesterday was Monday. Sometimes I just see the world as weekend and then Monday. So three day weekends throw me off. We went to a family party on Saturday, at my grandmother-in-laws house. I had a nice time. The weather was cooler than it’s been, and not very humid at

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