Scarier than Halloween

I'm not very good at Halloween costumes. Generally speaking, I gravitate to those that portray a strong fictional character with a pretty dress. In recent years I’ve been Joan from Mad Men, Celia from Weeds and Olive from Easy A. I’m sure it’s not a coincidence that all three of those characters happen to be … Continue reading Scarier than Halloween

Newport – a 1/2 marathon and a full weekend

I’ve had exceptional Columbus Day weekends over the years - some great, some not so much. This most recent one, I’m happy to report, was pretty fantastic thanks to some good friends and 13.1 miles. Following an exceptionally fun Friday night out at an event  in Albany, we were on the road before noon on … Continue reading Newport – a 1/2 marathon and a full weekend

Falling in love again. With fall.

I'm sure that many people interpret autumn as the final punctuation to summer's end. I prefer to think of it as more of a transitional time, an opportunity for appreciation and acknowledgement of a summer well-lived. You know me, I'm more a half-full kind of girl. While it is impossible to deny the shift in … Continue reading Falling in love again. With fall.