15 posts from April 2013


As someone who is only a casual runner but is currently entering organized running events, the happenings in Boston today are just horrific and terrifying and leave me wondering how and why anything like this could possibly happen.

My thoughts and prayers go out to those who lost their lives, those who were injured, and those who bore witness to the terror as well as affected friends and family.

Sick and wrong... the lot of it.

Be strong, Boston and all those affected. Just be strong.

Sketchin' fool...

When I was five years old, my parents moved us from New York to Lexington, Kentucky. On one of my first days there, a kid down the street came up to meet me. His name was Steve and, for the next five years, we became nearly inseparable.

Steve was a ridiculously talented illustrator for a five year old. He could draw up a storm and I was in awe. I did everything I could to try to be like him and fashioned myself into a bit of drawing fool.

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April Fool's Day...

I'm terrible at April Fool's Day pranks on my blog. I tried it once and I felt so bad after pulling the prank that I decided never to do them again.

Last year, my plan was to announce that Katie was pregnant on April Fool's Day and see who, if anyone, actually bought it. Just as I was about to pull the trigger, Katie and I decided we weren't quite ready to announce and it would've been in pretty bad taste anyway. I'm noticing this as I read all kinds of fake pregnancy announcements all over Twitter and Facebook today.

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