Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

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American Airlines to Chicago

I’m writing you now from an upper floor of the John Hancock Building, surrounded by pictures of my 4-year-old self, and bathing in the glow of a neon sculpture lamp. … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

StrengthsFinder 2.0

Seeing as this is a running blog, I don’t spend a whole lot of time talking about my day job. (Except that time they paid my entry for the Capitol … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

How Far We’ve Come

It’s the 4th of July holiday here in the US, and The Firm (which I’ve decided is a fun thing to call the company Handsome J and I work for, … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Is There a Place in Running for Politics?

UPDATE: The day after I originally posted this, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation reversed their decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood clinics. Thank you to the … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 10 Comments

A Little Failure Can Be Healthy Sometimes

For those of you that race, think back to your most memorable races. I don’t mean the ones where you just have flashes — the crowd in the start corral, … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Top 10 Things that Suck to Have Pass You

As an undeniably slow runner, I have a wealth of experience with getting passed. Usually it doesn’t bother me, but on a recent run I had an unfortunate experience with … Continue reading

July 10, 2010 · 4 Comments

The Test of Travel

It’s late Wednesday night, and I just spent an hour and a half on a completely different and infinitely more frightening kind of writing. I wrote a toast for my … Continue reading

June 24, 2010 · 4 Comments