From October, 2017

We run this town

All the way back in April, Emma and I were networking with our fellow UC competitors from UCSRN and brainstorming about putting together an inter-UC race. A few months later Emma made friends with a running group based in Amsterdam called the Running Junkies, and we thought they’d be a nice addition to our event.…

Defining woman

This is literally my fifth draft I’ve written in the past two weeks. I can’t seem to make up my mind about what to share with you. I wrote about how I really want a Canaan dog, how amazing my three favorite people in this world are, my stubbornness and disposition towards authority, a little bit of poetry, and who knows what else. Now I have a new topic in mind, and hopefully this is the last first draft. What is a woman? When I was little, I fashioned this imaginary character of what I thought ‘a woman’ was, because…

Lovin on London

Can we please just take a minute to appreciate this nameless traveler who adds an unnecessary aura of pensiveness to my photo above? I secretly wish I was him, instead of on my side of the camera, in a train, going away from the Thames. But hey, not all of our dreams come true now…

Friendly thoughts

Before I get into my spotlight string of thoughts, I would just like to say thank you for the spoken and unspoken encouragement and support! Julia came up to me on Friday telling me how much she liked my Tabula Rasa article, and that it inspired her to go on a run. And Jenny came up to me today at work telling me she loved my blog. It makes me happy that my writing makes other people happy, and that I make sure that it remains as authentic as possible. It’s meant to challenge myself to open up to anyone…