[my first sprint triathlon, or, that time my bike failed me]

Two weeks ago, I completed my first sprint triathlon. The difference between a sprint tri and a regular tri is the distance required for each portion. While distances vary with each race, the below is a general rule of thumb (courtesy of TotalTriathlon.com): Sprint Tri  Swim: 0.5 mile Bike: 12.4 miles Run: 5K   Regular Tri…

[give back to your barista]

The holiday season can be hectic. Coffee helps to cope with the mania. Baristas also help to cope with the mania because they are the ones whipping up that delicious sanity-in-a-mug. So this season, let a barista know just how much you appreciate him or her. Read more here. Intriguing teaser for the win, what…

Hope Comes in the Strangest Packages…

For the most part, I’ve adopted a “whatever happens, happens” mentality when it comes to the topic of marriage and if I’ll ever get married. However, there are still some moments when I’ll turn into a total girl and freak out about dying alone. And then I learned that Peter Pan got married.divbr //divdivI’m not…