Lifestyle · Words of Wisdom

An Ode to My Schwinn

Que the Queen “I want to break free” song. Once upon a time, I was a fearless, independent young woman in college. I didn’t have a car, and I didn’t need one. I had my bike… An old, 70’s Schwinn Speedster. Coaster break. Original saddle seat and handle bars that, if memory serves, had green… Continue reading An Ode to My Schwinn

Reading · Reviews

{Book Review} Deep Work by Cal Newport

Deep Work by Cal Newport was perhaps the nerdiest choice of audio book I could have made. And I don’t regret it for a second. He postulates that today, in our chronically distracted society, the ability to concentrate, to focus deeply, is what is valuable for the “knowledge worker”. I heard about this book when Pat… Continue reading {Book Review} Deep Work by Cal Newport

Food · Jewish Living · Running

From Marathon to Matzah: Thoughts on freedom, feminism, family, and a few things in between.

The only thing crazier than running a marathon is doing so on the same day as your family seder. Yeah. That happened yesterday. Can I tell you about it over this veggie burger? Actually, multitasking is kind of hard. I’m currently texting with my sister: *heel 😉 ‘scuse my spelling and swearing. Tangent: Why do… Continue reading From Marathon to Matzah: Thoughts on freedom, feminism, family, and a few things in between.