A tale of three smokers…

This post is about lightening up a little bit and getting to know yourself better. It's about me and two good friends. We all used to smoke. Not like a chimney or a vaper but smokers nonetheless. Truth is that few things in my life were as gloriously satisfying as a Marlboro Light. I looked [...]

Do it before the bad guys break in

I think about a lot of things when I run. Today I thought about the ring and necklace found sealed in a mug in the Auschwitz Museum that I mentioned yesterday. I'm a list junkie. I make lists just for the fun of crossing things off my lists. A few days ago, I was looking through [...]

Career Questions? Do You Have Options?

I didn't give graduate school much thought. I was doing research as an undergrad and had already received a grant for the work I was doing. I assumed all along that I would go to grad school and then set up a lab to do amazingly fantastic and exciting work. The drudgery of wet biology [...]

10 Reasons You Should Run A 5K – Even If You Can’t Run

Make exercise work for you Some of us are lonely soldiers when it comes to exercise and fitness. In all the years I’ve run, I’ve only gone out once with someone else. For me running is a way to reset a little bit and let the dross of daily living wash down the road behind [...]