BR: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a powerful and moving novel about police brutality and systematic racism. It was on my 2019 book list and I had requested the hardcover and audiobook knowing that it would be a long waitlist. I started listening to the audiobook and I got through about 75% of…

Formal Living Room Before + Design Plan

When we first moved to our Cincinnati house we joked about having a formal living room. I associate them with furniture you can’t sit on, carpet you can’t walk on, and floral patterns that hurt your eyes. So instead of putting any thought into our formal living room, we just dropped our basement furniture and…

2019 Mariemont 5K

I’m so proud of Nolan for running the Mariemont 5K! It was hot and humid! My phone said 73 degrees and 81% humidity. Weather aside, he ran the entire thing and got a 5K PR!! I think I was more excited than he was.

Ready for the Taper!

I can’t believe we’re already through all the long training runs and we’re into the taper! Last weekend was the 22-mile run from Washington Park and now we’ll taper the next three weeks until the Flying Pig Marathon. Could not have gotten this far without this amazing group. 🙂