Monthly Archives: March 2015

Cooper River Bridge Run

I ran a 10k on Saturday!

Ever since I moved to Charleston, any time I mentioned running to anyone, the very first response I got was “oh, are you going to do the bridge run?” Fortunately I have a friend at Clemson who told me about the race before I even moved, so we’d already agreed to run it together and I knew what they were talking about. But I still assumed that their insistence that it’s a really big deal was just Charleston people being proud of Charleston.

Turns out I was wrong.

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Homemade Nut Butters

A few weeks ago I made myself praline butter. It was so delicious and incredible that it kicked off my new obsessive trend: homemade nut butters.

These are super easy, super yummy, in some cases cheaper than buying them at the store, and in many cases quite a bit healthier. Also, there are way more possibilities for variety if you’re making these at home than if you just buy what they carry in stores.

Do you have a food processor (or maybe even a blender)? Good! Do you have nuts? Great! That’s all you need to get started making your own nut butters.

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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

I read another book!

One day I’m going to have to come up with something to put in this “Aim to Improve” category other than the professional development books I read, but for now this is what I’ve got so it’s going to have to do.

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Because Adult

March 19, 2015

I did a whole, entire pull up all by myself for the first time ever in my entire life. I feel awesome.

#circusstrong