As an artist, I feel so lucky my parents always encouraged me to follow my dreams. As a mama of a 2-year old boy with a huge imagination, I want to let him explore, learn, and reach high to whatever he wants to be. One of the things I love most about being a parent [...]
“I don’t think I would have been such a good runner if I hadn’t enjoyed it.” -Grete Waitz (1953-2011) From NYRR: Grete Waitz, nine-time New York City Marathon winner, four-time world marathon record-setter, and four-time Olympian, has died after a long battle with cancer. She was 57. A native of Norway, Waitz kept a home [...]
I began a major spring cleaning at home and how perfect is to read about the current exhibition Color Moves: Art & Fashion by Sonia Delaunay at Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum. A quick look around the apartment makes me laugh. There is art, color and toys everywhere! I definitely love to use color in [...]
Every time I run the Brooklyn Bridge, I take a mental photo of how beautiful the orange Staten Island Ferry looks moving through the blue/gray water. But watching this video in the New York Times makes me want to take the ferry often… This is the beauty of five wonderful boroughs — and the space between — [...]
Two great running findings this week. Good to see resources available for everyone. On the Run, a blog about the New York City Marathon. The Marathon this year is on November 7 and will have about 43,000 runners. So looking forward to it! A Running Start, a free online coaching resource developed by New York [...]
Finding of the week: “We always need to remember that behind almost every great moment in history, there are heroic people doing really boring and frustrating things for a prolonged period of time.” From New York Times, My Favorite August by Gail Collins.