Run Disney 2012: The 20-Day Half Marathon Training Challenge

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Day 1 – Tuesday – How It All Began I’ve just officially declared today as my rest day. Four consecutive days of rigorous sports activities have started taking its toll on my frail and completely out-of-shape body. Saturday: I had an hour of beginner-hostile kickboxing training with Master Ed (this guy can snap my neck [...]

Downtown LA Artwalk: A Photo Blog


No, there’s no romanesque sandstone exterior, no glazed brick walls, wrought-iron railings, or corinthian columns. There’s no cast-iron caged elevators or winding marble staircase to whisk aficionados up and down.  There are no curators, no stunning interiors, and flamboyant ornaments to compete with. It’s just the art, the artist, and the eye of the beholder. Welcome to [...]

Color Run Los Angeles 2012


There’s something about waking up at 6 a.m. on a cool Sunday morning, having an early carbs-heavy breakfast, and donning a crisp, white shirt you know you’ll never be able to wear again. There’s nothing like starting the day before the sun is officially up. While everyone snuggles under thick and warm sheets, you’re out [...]

A Cornucopia of Colors: Yellowstone National Park


Yellowstone National Park, WY–At 7:15 am, my husband, our two other friends and I were already sitting and waiting outside the historic Old Faithful Inn, our hotel for the night and the oldest accommodation ever offered inside the Yellowstone National Park. The Old Faithful geyser was slated for another eruption in 45 minutes. We couldn’t afford [...]