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three things – january 2018.


It’s a new year, and along with that, I’m brushing off the blog. The perfect time to commit to writing and connecting more. I can’t tell you how much I missed that in the 2017 fog. So to start, I’m switching up my currently series to this: my three favorite things each month. 

With that, here are my January favorites… 

1 – maple cardamom almond milk lattes

One of the perks of city living: walking (or cruiser biking) to the neighborhood coffee shop. We’ve been going to ours, Angry Catfish, nearly every weekend for the same coffee – a maple cardamom almond milk latte. With a hint of maple sweetness and a slight reminder of my mom’s cardamom krumkake at Christmas, it’s so good. Also awesome: the coffee shop itself because it’s also a bike shop. Win-win.

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anatomy of a winter run in minnesnowta.

A few years ago, I made a deal with myself that I would run outside all winter as long as it was above 10F (because treadmill). A year later, I dropped my limit to 0F, and unless the wind chill is ridiculous (usually -10F…


run faster.

This. Every single day. And, today, I ran – not far, but it was faster than all the running I haven’t done lately. For the first time in three months – since January 10 – I laced up my running shoes. [After a particularly…


race report // TC 10 mile

Running 10 miles with no training is, hmm, well, completely idiotic. Even more so coming off hip and hamstring injuries. But… I registered for the TC 10 Mile eons ago with two of my grad school gal pals and just couldn’t let my bib…