when you start a post on Sunday morning


and the week is a blur… Oops. All fine, I just have almost no recollection of my runs or anything else. Happy Passover and Happy early Easter to those who celebrate either. Hope you’re able to have healthy & safe holidays in these weird but improving times. Despite saying I was only committed to Matty’s […]

Food, medicine and exercise


I won’t lie. I’m selfishly glad that the New York lockdown specifically permits exercise.  I think we all need it to stay healthy, and solo running is no different to other necessary activities. I’m oh so grateful I found running three years ago so I have an outlet. As Jen & Lin-Manuel said it best: […]

Race Recap: Cherry Blossom 10 miler


Is there any US location prettier in spring than the Washington DC Tidal Basin when the cherry blossoms bloom? I don’t think so. I fell in love with those pink petals some 16 years ago in Japan, so DC in April has been a long-time bucket list item. It never quite moved to reality until […]

my inner Japan, 2016


[fsg_gallery id=”19″] You can take the girl out of Japan, but you can’t take the Japan out of the girl. Specifically, the love of cherry blossoms ingrained in me in April 2002 in Himeji and then again during April 2006 in Hiroshima. This El Nino’ed winter meant an early and short peak for this year’s […]