- I, um, wow.
- The more I read from Taffy Brodesser-Akner, the more I want to read from her. The last graf of this is perfection.
- Somehow, I am always surprised by how petty people can be.
- We fear the wrong things.
- This world is a wonder.
- This is a searing, gorgeous piece of writing that will change absolutely nothing.
"Another cornerstone — when you think you are running hard, run harder. Try to keep running harder for longer than you think you can, bringing your body and your mind closer to the edge, that moment when the ritual becomes the revelation. Running, he knows, is filled with truths that can be found only when we learn to be comfortable with discomfort, to go to the place we fear more than any other — and stay there, without fear."
-- from Matthew Futterman's book about running guru Bob Larsen, as quoted in the NYT
I know. Long time, no update. I've been out of the country and wrote a little about my adventure for Another Mother Runner.
Once again, six other women and I ran around Seneca Lake (in seriously bitter weather). Here is what that looked like.
Over at Another Mother Runner, some thoughts about body image, weight, and running. Plus some random musing about carbs.
- I think something like this needs to happen in Oneonta.
- Did you know there's a company that rents rubber ducks for charity rubber duck races? Now you do.
- I don't want anyone to complain that U.S. elections are too cumbersome.
- Misty Copeland's comments are great and all but these pictures are divine.
- Knoxville seems a lot classier now that I've been away for 15 years.
Afterward, it will be easier for people to see the Ivanka that Ivanka wants to be seen. “Look, this crowd is not off reading Rosa Luxemburg at two in the morning,” says Rich Farley, a New York lawyer and the author of Wall Street Wars. “They invited Roy Cohn back with open arms.” Farley is sure: “The only unpardonable sin in New York society is poverty.”
Over at Another Mother Runner, I talk about the strangest thing I've seen on a run lately.