Run Like a Pro: Brooks Adrenaline GTS 10 Running Shoe

Whether you’ve championed the toughest running trails or are just getting started in the sport, the Brooks Adrenaline GTS 10 (also available in Men’s) running shoe will likely make your run more pleasant, as well as reduce pain in joints and increase stability. Back in my early college years, when I really started getting into long distance […]

Keeping It Going: Pursuing Your Passion

Here’s my question: What have you done in the last 24 hours to pursue your goals? For many people, this is difficult to answer. Lots of us spend our time doing things that don’t really help us in the long term–watching television shows, shopping, and partying, among other things–and continue to claim that there’s just […]

Ode to Feral Cats Everywhere

Our cat is crazy. I don’t mean the chasing-bugs-and-running-around-the-house kind of crazy. I mean the jumps-at-every-sound-foot-attacking-eyelid-biting kind of crazy. Yes, she bit my eyelid.  And it hurt. We got our little bundle of love from the Dominican Republic. Having recently moved into our first apartment together, my then fiance (now husband) and I decided to […]

Goodbye, Steve Jobs

Yesterday, Steve Jobs announced his resignation by submitting the following letter to Apple. _____________________________ To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community: I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you […]

10 Reasons I Love Being a Writer

There are days when motivation is hard to come by, which is why I feel the need to make the following list of the top 10 reasons I love being a writer: Reason #1: I can work anywhere. My office is poolside, in a coffee shop, or in my pajamas (if I so desire). Reason […]

Thoughts and such.

“I put it down on paper and then the ghost does not ache so much. I write it down and Mango says goodbye sometimes. She does not hold me with both arms. She sets me free. One day I will pack my bags of books and paper. One day I will say goodbye to Mango. […]

A new year’s resolution.

“Grown-ups like numbers. When you tell them about a new friend, they never ask questions about what really matters. They never ask: ‘What does his voice sound like?’ ‘What games does he like best?’ ‘Does he collect butterflies?’. They ask: ‘How old is he?’ ‘How many brothers does he have?’ ‘How much does he weigh?’ […]

Be an advocate

Nearly one-third of women in the United States report some kind of abuse by a partner in the last year.  This number is likely extremely low due to the victim mentality that is associated with abusive relationships.  Many victims are too afraid to come forward and expose their abusers due to psychological reasons beyond their […]