Office Curtains and Blinds

After almost three years of living here, I finally installed some office curtains and blinds! It’s also been a long time since I wrote about anything house related. Since moving in, I haven’t touched the office much, other than hanging my medal rack. You’ll notice that even our (very expensive) diplomas still aren’t hung. At…

2020 Valentine’s Hearts “R” Running 5K

I didn’t realize the 2020 Valentine’s Hearts “R” Running 5K was the weekend after the Cyclones 10K when I signed up. I don’t think anyone would suggest running races back-to-back weekends. Not to mention running 7+ snowy miles and swimming 1000+ yards the day before. But that didn’t seem to effect our performance…

My 2019 Book Recap

Looking at my 2019 book recap, I feel I did a pretty good job getting through my 2019 book list! Between reading books and listening to audiobooks I made through a lot!

2020 book list

2020 Book List

New year, same love for making lists. This year’s book list contains a few books leftover from last year’s list and several new ones. In no particular order…

BR: Trust Exercise by Susan Choi

Trust Exercise by Susan Choi just won the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction. So, naturally, I added it to my library queue. To my surprise, it was almost immediately filled. It’s not a super long book so I brought it with me on my recent trip back to Minnesota for Christmas.

2019 Jingle Bell 5K

2019 Jingle Bell 5K

Over the weekend Nolan and I ran the 2019 Jingle Bell 5K in Covington, KY. It was Nolan’s target race from his couch-to-5K training. After running the Thanksgiving 5K in 33:33, his goal was to run it faster than 33:33.