• Favorites roundups
  • Favorite books of 2016

    favorite books of 2016

    Um, yeah, about that title. I am aware that 2016 has been gone for almost 2 months. (How? When did this happen?) Also, most of these books didn’t come out in 2016 – 2016 is when I read them. Regardless, it’s never too late to recommend a good book. In keeping with recommendations, I’m mainly […]

  • Favorites roundups
  • Favorite links: long reads

    Since it’s been literally months since I did one of these link posts, I decided to round up my favorite longer, more in-depth reads this time. There are a couple shorter articles thrown in here too. Here’s my favorite, the poem “Kindness”: “before you know kindness as the deepest thing inside, you must know sorrow as the […]

  • Life adventures
  • One sentence per day

    I’m not immune to making grandiose plans for the New Year – in fact, I think the planning is half the fun – but a quieter goal kept nagging at me: I need to get back to writing consistently. I call myself a pen-to-paper processor; writing out my jumbled thoughts brings clarity better than anything else. […]

  • Mountain adventures
  • Trail running with your dog

    Trail running with your dog

    If you’re a runner with an energetic dog, you’ve probably found that running with your dog is a great way to tame that energy. So once you’ve started trail running, it only makes sense to bring your dog along on the trails, too. If you’re ready to try trail running with your dog, here’s how to get […]

  • Favorites roundups
  • Favorite links 10/23

    Do you know what’s not really a good idea? Determining that you have to finish a long, comprehensive post before you start writing other blog posts…and doing so when you only have short chunks of time for blog writing. But I finally finished this post about pickling, so theoretically you will get shorter but more frequent posts […]