“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”  Benjamin Franklin One of my 2015 goals has been to join a running group, and a few months ago I signed up for the LA Leggers.  They train runners of all speeds, and will prepare you from couch to […]

Crossing Bridges

“Often the thing feared, once crossed, turns out to be an unexpected bridge from which we can see who we were and who we are becoming.”  From the Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo, but first heard by me through Jake. Jake, my yoga instructor/secret therapist, has been gone for a while.  He is in […]

Hills and High School

“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.”  Madeleine L’Engle. Today* was a big day.  I dropped off my oldest for his first day of high school.  As I […]


“You can’t find your strong if you’re not looking for it.”  Saucony Website Warning:  by the end of this post, you may decide to unsubscribe, unfollow, unfriend, un-everything me. (This post could have easily been titled Vanity or You’re So Vain.)  Recently, I had an injury that made me have to hit the pause button […]

Last Place

“Comfort…was the key ingredient to making the prisoner crave the prison.”  Ashim Shanker I had a first (and I guess a last) recently.  I went to my first Nike Run Club run.  Most athletic gear stores now have running groups, where you meet at a certain time to run with any number of random people. […]