currently… {april 16}

currently… {april 16}featured

Yeah, this was supposed to go up last week. Or the week before that. I don’t remember. Blogging has not been a high priority lately, what can I say? It’s another identity crisis I’ve been having. clockwise from top left: art at quartyard; jasmine + bougainvillea passing onyx’s inspection; tea that comes with a quote; Read more

Training for Tuesday: White Girls Can’t Jump

Training for Tuesday: White Girls Can’t Jumpfeatured

I’ve been having a bit of an identity crisis with running lately. Really, I’ve been lost, or at least without direction (what did the Scarecrow say in Wizard of Oz? If you don’t know where you’re going, you can’t go the wrong way?) since finishing the marathon last year. I can’t believe that was only 16 months Read more

Why the U.S. Women’s Soccer Wage Discrimination Complaint is Important

Why the U.S. Women’s Soccer Wage Discrimination Complaint is Importantfeatured

A couple (several?) weeks ago, I noticed a headline — something about members of the U.S. Women’s Soccer team filing a discrimination complaint. This wasn’t the first article I read, but all the major news outlets seem to have covered it decently. I read it, was shocked to discover the crazy discrepancies between what the Read more

Can of Corn: Favorite Baseball Memory

Can of Corn: Favorite Baseball Memoryfeatured

June 13, 2012. A normal day. A Thursday, maybe? Tuesday? (I just checked. It was a Wednesday.) As usual, I got home from work, maybe went for a run or something, started making dinner. Got a couple texts from my dad. He, my mom, and youngest brother were going to the game that night. They Read more

Reading Round-Up

Reading Round-Upfeatured

I wasn’t going to write one of these reading round-ups until I finished Moby Dick, which I thought would have happened by now. I hit the renewal limit with about 300 pages to go, and had to return it to the library, after which I promptly requested it again — gotta love how I can Read more

“One Day” is Okay

“One Day” is Okayfeatured

Towards the end of my first full year in my first office job, my boss called to let me know I had earned the full potential of my annual bonus. I lit up when she told me the amount because it was exactly enough for a yoga teacher training program I’d been eying. (Then I Read more

What’s in Your Bag?

What’s in Your Bag?featured

My current purse is on the small side — it’s far from being the bottomless pit other women seem to favor. So I try to keep it to the necessities: Wallet, iPhone, sunglasses & case (though I really need a smaller case), Burt’s Bees (after the apocalypse, my will to survive would last about as long Read more