Random Thoughts

51 years, 51 miles, and so many teachers

Jason and I have a birthday tradition.  We ride bikes together.  1 mile for each revolution around the sun. And while we ride, we share milestones and memories from the year that we’ve just completed (when we remember). On my 51 mile birthday ride, I realized how each of my earliest years were distinguished by […]


Random Thoughts from the Swim

If you didn’t start swimming until you were an adult, you may already know that swimming is an incredibly mysterious thing. There are so many questions in a 35 minute “form-focused” workout…   Why does my swim cap sometimes fill up with air and start floating off my head? How come I can do a bunch of turns and then just […]