Hiking to the Hollywood Sign

It’s become a thing with me to not make a big deal about my birthday – I just don’t. In fact up until a few years ago, I worked on my birthday because I felt like it. But with this job giving me Personal Days and whatnot, I decided last year to take the day … Continue reading Hiking to the Hollywood Sign

The Ol’ College Try

A few months ago when I got an email stating that my company was interested in starting a softball team, I jumped at the chance to join. I figured hell, this would be a heck of a lot of fun and a way to bond with coworkers from other departments. Besides, I’m always willing to … Continue reading The Ol’ College Try

CicLAvia: San Pedro Meets Wilmington

Last Sunday, I participated in a CicLAvia event that ran from my hometown of Wilmington, CA to San Pedro, another city close to my heart. If you’re not familiar with one of these events, here you go. Ciclovía events started in Columbia over 40 years ago as an alternative to traditional means of transportation. Streets … Continue reading CicLAvia: San Pedro Meets Wilmington

I Want to Ride My Bicycle…

Those were some of the many words that the late, great Freddie Mercury sang about whilst prancing about the stage with that distinctive voice that nobody will ever come close to imitating. At any rate, now that my cold is pretty much a thing of the past I decided that it would be a great … Continue reading I Want to Ride My Bicycle…

In Response to Chad Stafko’s “Get Over It” Diatribe

A few days ago, Chad Stafko wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal entitled “OK, You’re A Runner. Get Over It” and since then, runners from all over the world have chimed in on what Stafko had to say, much less wonder what the act of running had to do with WSJ. If you … Continue reading In Response to Chad Stafko’s “Get Over It” Diatribe