Shed some light

I had to take one of my dogs to the vet yesterday (she’s fine). The rescue she’s from is technically still responsible for her healthcare, so the visit wasn’t to our normal vet. My husband called and made the appointment. When it was time to go, I asked him if…

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Advice from a newsletter

Right now, I have two favorite newsletters: One is NextDraft: The Day’s Most Fascinating News from Dave Pell. It’s a great mix of the need-to-know, the good-to-know, and the delighted-to-know news. The other is Recomendo, which features six recommendations of the great stuff the contributors are watching, listening to, reading,…

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For my attitude

I mostly use Pinterest to save recipes. I have three boards related to them: “For my belly” (recipes I want to try), “For my belly – dranks” (dedicated to cocktails and extravagant coffee drinks that require instruction), and “For my belly – tried & true” (recipes that I’ve tried with…

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5Ks are hard

Durham, NC has had a stay-at-home order since March 26th. Around the same time we started sheltering-in-place, spring sprung. The combination of the weather, gyms being closed, people going stir-crazy inside, and combatting stress and the COVID-19(lbs.) has pushed people outdoors; and many are thinking about becoming runners. Since there…

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COVID-19 & Early Adapters

I had a lot of ideas for this week’s blog, from tips to start running now that gyms are closed to a satirical list of ways to stop touching your face. But there’s something else that’s really on my mind and critically important right now: local business. The past week…

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