A Little Bit Of This, A Little Bit Of That

| April 18, 2012

I’m pretty sure in almost six years of blogging (SIX? Holy crap!) I have used this blog title before. But I’m too lazy to go back and look and I’ll know once it posts and has a 2 after the title. That is WordPress’ way of being all “YOU LACK CREATIVITY, JACKASS.” So what’s new, […]

ShamROCK On!

| March 26, 2012

On Sunday I had the pleasure of running in the Shamrock Shuffle race here in lovely downtown Chicago. By the fact that I am writing this, it should be clear that it did not kill me. I’ve done this race once before. That time was on even less training. But I was also five years […]

Listen Up

| March 1, 2012

Did you guys know I go to the gym regularly now? Did you also know I’m running? Well, I should say “running”. I am currently almost at the end of Week 5 in the Couch to 5k program. Only three weeks left! And then I’ll be able to run 30 minutes straight without stopping! I’m […]

City Mouse

| January 10, 2012

I’m a city girl. I think I always have been. Even though I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, I’ve always been drawn to big cities. When I moved back to Illinois in 2005, I made a promise to myself that I would live in the city. I didn’t care where I ended up […]

Global Warming

| January 9, 2012

We have had a mild winter in Chicago. And that is putting it mildly. (SEE WHAT I DID THERE?) Seriously, we have had almost no measurable snow, it hasn’t been bitter cold and over the weekend I had my windows open! In my house! In Chicago! In January! The sun was so warm and it […]