Monthly Archives: July 2012

Take a Walk*

*The title of this post is brought to you by my current summer jam. Thanks, Passion Pit. Since I’ve moved to Charlottesville, I’ve been pretty much maintained the workout intensity/frequency that I established over the past school year. Usually that … Continue reading

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Weekend Recovery

This was the best weekend. Ever. Apurva’s birthday on Saturday night… …to an impromptu beach trip with Alex and Annie on Sunday morning. A little pit stop by Alex’s house in Richmond to visit with his parents and get fed … Continue reading

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Saturday Bliss: My Day In Food Photos

Farmer’s Market Cafe Cubano with Sam and Annie Cooking dinner with my best friends Wine spritzer (white wine, rum, sprite, raspberries) Black beans, homemade salsa, fried egg, and smoked cheddar Homemade raspberry scones Tonight: More wine spritzer, par-tay at Conor’s … Continue reading

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Same Old, Same Old

Wasn’t it Helen Keller who said, “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”? To that I say: Blah blah blah. Look, I like to go on adventures as much as the next 22 year old ENFP. But I get … Continue reading

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Annie’s Kitchen

The other day my lovely friend (and loyal reader) Annie said to me, “I have this fantasy that your blog will get a lot of readers and they’ll get to know all your friends as characters in your lives and … Continue reading

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Things I Relate To Today

1. This article about quarter-life crises by Taylor Cotter on The HuffPo. Once upon a time, I had aspirations to be a book publisher. I envisioned what it would take to get there–the blood, sweat, and tears–and I thought, “Hey, … Continue reading

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Being Bad

My wonderful and silly coworker is always talking about being “good” and having a salad for lunch, or being “bad” and eating ice cream for an afternoon snack. I don’t really think that eating ice cream for a snack is … Continue reading

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Thanks to the Powers That Be

Today I started out with a HARDCORE case of the Mondays, but thanks to some mystical powers from above, it turned out to be a great start to the week. Something happened this morning and apparently I turned off all … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things

This blogger/writer I love, Gretchen Rubin, has a little formula for happiness: Increasing the good, decreasing the bad, doing what feels right, all in an atmosphere of growth. In my opinion, the most important element (and often the hardest to achieve) … Continue reading

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Runner’s Procrastination

As I’ve expressed in my Health Philosophy page, I do NOT bound out of bed in the morning looking forward to exercise. Here’s a typical chain of events for me and runs over 2 miles: Put pressure on self about … Continue reading

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