also posted on Medium – https://medium.com/@embank11/entitlement-a-sketch-bc5ba243e5e5 I’m trying to figure something out. I haven’t fleshed out this theory, but it’s been something I’ve been mulling over and seen pop up again and again in all of my conversations—real and virtual—ever since #45 began his candidacy. By writing about this tonight, even without doing research or polling… Continue reading Entitlement (a sketch)
If I never race again, I would be motivated to stay in shape in order to spend my Sundays chasing after my strong, passionate Impala teammates over the Bay Area trails. After a low-mileage (and low-energy) week, I met my teammates in Mill Valley this morning to tackle one of the most infamous and difficult… Continue reading Ode to the trails
After a lot of sleep and an unscheduled day, I’m feeling more like myself. It occurred to me on my easy run today that my engrained tendency to just grit my teeth and bear it (regardless of what “it” is) extends to my reluctance to shape my days in a way that will be best… Continue reading Saturday night’s all right
I stayed home sick today. I hate feeling bad enough to not go about my normal day but then also bad about myself for being lazy all day. But tommorow’s a new day.
I’ve posted a blog every day since April 20, thus bringing me to about the two-thirds mark of sticking with this for 30 days. Thirty days to make a habit, right? At the end of those thirty days, I don’t know if I’ll post every day or not, but I definitely want to keep writing… Continue reading Finding my voice
I am sitting in a nearly vacant Symphony Hall, looking out the huge windows onto City Hall. I’m squeezing in a few minutes to write in between my decadent dinner of French onion soup and moules (and two glasses of Cote du Rhone) and an 8:00 performance of Emanuel Ax playing Mozart. Last year, I… Continue reading Me night
It seems more than slightly indulgent, to start writing about what I was going to write about (which would have been how the workout I was half-hearted about doing was exactly what I needed), when the current headlines and analysis about the firing of FBI Director Comey make it clear this is something to pay… Continue reading Indulge Me