As a depressive-brained person, finding happiness has been an ever illusive quest. I am happiest when I can be in nature, whether that is fishing on the Chippewa Flowage or writing a blog post in a hammock that you attached to your old childhood swing set frame.
Over the past few years, many troubling truths have surfaced in Hollywood and in the literary world about media that I either consume(d) or held near and dear to my heart. As a child, I admired Bill Cosby. Mom and I bonded over his family friendly comedy. As a teenager and college-aged woman, I religiouslyContinue reading “Should We Kill The Author?”
Note: While I have some down time in terms of training (e.g. on rest days or days when I have nothing cool or notable to report, I will be writing these snippets into my life as a writer. They have nothing to do with my training but I think they’ll give some insight into whoContinue reading “So You Wanna Be An Author?”
I’ve been quiet this week for many reasons. One of those reasons is that I’ve taken some time away from social media and the internet to do some soul searching and privilege-checking in response to George Floyd’s murder and the systematic racism, abuse, and violence that people of color have suffered in the United States.Continue reading “My Attention Has Been On Other Things”
My bike is still in the shop and I can only do so many recaps of the various hikes or the couple of bodyweight workouts that I’ve done this past week. Thus, I thought I’d share some of my favorite podcasts since if I’m not listening to audiobooks while I train, I’m probably listening toContinue reading “A Podcast Showcase”
Almost a full month has passed since I signed up and started training for the Kortelopet. In that time, I’ve accomplished the following quantitative things:(Teachers call this the “summative” assessment). Biked 222 total miles (421 miles from Jan – May) Ran 11.54 total miles Walked an average of 9, 489 steps per day Lost 8Continue reading “Stronger Every Day — (May Recap)”