why i work out with senior citizens (and why you should too)

After several years of membership at our local gym, my family has slowly caught on to the rhythms and unspoken rules of the place. The rhythms dictate our running decisions – well, it’s cold and raining, but it’s soap opera hour at the gym, so . . . rain it is. Additionally, pickup games are evening […]

rest practice

Today, in the wake of a post-caffeine slump, willing myself to write, to be brilliant, to stop falling asleep in my chair, a thin ray of enlightenment broke through the stupor. And I realized – I am doing it again. All through college I believed without thinking that I would grow up when I graduated. The college years, you may have heard, are collectively deemed a critical stage of human […]

fake running

I’m supposed to be training for a 5k. In my dreams, I run daily with my dog and volunteer at homeless outreaches on the weekends, flip houses and lift weights, write music in my spare time and get paid to be an idealist,  eat clean and make meals ahead of time, swear off unnecessary purchases and […]