We are at my mom's beach house on Cape Cod this Memorial Day Weekend and I just finished an entertaining beach read Confessions of an Unlikely Runner by Dana L. Ayers. This slim work is less a memoir by a fellow runner than a series of loosely connected stories by a woman looking back on … Continue reading Book Review: “Confessions of an Unlikely Runner” by Dana L. Ayers
My parents, the original 1980s health nuts, were always watching themselves. "No thanks, I'm watching myself," was an often heard response to an offer of a cookie. This was the decade when they routinely headed out for four mile power walks in matching Gore-Tex track suits. In contrast to dieting, "watching yourself" is less high stakes. … Continue reading Salad Spinners Are The Worst and Other Thoughts About Food.