This is nearly 9 minutes of your life that you will never ever be able to get back. Still, I like to think you will walk away armed with just a tiny bit of precious knowledge about an unsung sport that combines athleticism, power, raw talent and grace—elements that will soon become alarmingly clear to […]
Happy 11th birthday, Coleman Asher. We really like having you around.
Aidan and I biked up to the library last week and I decided to look up books on running. (Imagine that!) Turns out, there were a gazillion, so I had to choose based on title alone. I loved the title: No Need for Speed: A beginner's guide to the joy of running, by John "The […]
The other day while digging through old videos in my basement searching for my long lost figure roller skating tapes (yes, they're coming to a blog near you very soon!), I came across a video that for a time, changed my life back in the late 90s. It was Oprah's "Make the Connection" video. Remember […]
So it's been pretty obvious from reading my blog during the past 6 months that I'm moving more and eating less. Part of me moving more is wholly dependent on a) choosing an activity I can stick to, and b) ably supporting it with music. My current activities are running, biking and swimming. The latter […]
1986. Self portrait. Grapevine, Texas. Cathy MacDonald. 2010. Re-created portrait. St. Paul, MN. Aidan Zielske. So my spatial framing abilities aren't what they used to be. How I love filling the time during summer vacation