I recognize that as a runner, I’m supposed to be supportive of ALL runners… but:
1. I finished Bay 2 Breakers about 1 second ahead of a man who appears to weigh 300 lbs (and looks to be EXTREMELY happy about finished).
2. The lady behind me appears to be about to throw up, just a few seconds from crossing the finish line.
Another successful year!
This week Stumptown Coffee Roasters reveals its most ambitious project to date. The company spent nearly $1 million to transform a neglected Greenwich Village storefront (it was once the Eighth Street Bookshop, a literary hangout that closed in 1979) into a coffee shop with unusually sumptuous details: coffered ceiling, walnut bar, custom wallpaper screened by hand in Portland, Ore. The shop includes a separate brew bar, where you may order any coffee in the catalog prepared on your choice of gadget, including AeroPress, Bee House, Chemex, French press, siphon and V60.
In the old days, teachers knew if students understood the course from the expressions on their faces. Now some classes, including one of Mr. Guardia’s, are entirely virtual. Engagement information could give the colleges early warning about which students might flunk out, while more broadly letting teachers know if the whole class is falling behind.
I am a teacher. I teach people what they want and need to know, all about living,” Martha says. “And the subject is quite vast so you have to be pretty good at a lot of different things to teach the subject of living.
Inevitably, when I left my job, it devastated me. I couldn’t just rally and move on. I did not know how to value who I was versus what I did. What I did was who I was.
— I very much felt this sentiment after getting laid off. Which is why I try to remember to let who I am - the decisions I make, friends I have, things I say - define me, and not the office where I spent 10 hours a day. Is There Life After Work? - NYTimes.com
I make sauce good enough for the rich man that the poor man can still afford.
Sophie modeled a Run In the Sun dress. “I’m not going to run in it,” she said. “I’m going to walk around in it.” Her sister disagreed; she’d wear it to the gym. “It looks cool when you’re doing pull-ups in a skirt,” she said.