Tag: holidays

Pomona Holiday Half Marathon & 5K Ugly Sweater Run Snowflake Medal

Holiday Half Marathon & Ugly Sweater 5k (Pomona, CA): Race Review

When I’m puttering around the Internet, planning out my upcoming races (which is a fair bit of the time), my decisions start with looking at a calendar and a map. (Running in the USA‘s map view changed my life!!) Then, once I find a suitable candidate, I google the medal. And yes, I have 100% vetoed potential races because they had crappy medals. I want the evidence of my triumph over sanity to sparkle! Continue reading “Holiday Half Marathon & Ugly Sweater 5k (Pomona, CA): Race Review”

Sticky Toffee Balls (or, what to do when you’ve foolishly bought dates at Costco)

So, I teach college, and it’s finals week. I have a mountain of grading to plow through, and, as it happens, I’m moving in four days. So, I bake.

I spent Monday in an all-day bake-a-thon, cooking up treats for myself and my weary colleagues. Baking is how I cope with stress and how I show love, so it works out well just as long as I keep going to the gym. I didn’t document any of those delicacies, but they started the streak that has lead to the creation of this blog. ‘Cause blogging totally justifies all this baking.

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