Category Archives: About Me

#Microblog Mondays: Kicking The Caffeine.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** As surprising as it still is to me to say that I sometimes struggle with anxiety (I swear, I was … Continue reading

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Fumbling In the Dark.

Last Thursday (was it actually a week ago?), I left my family and my watch at home, turned off my cell phone, and brought my journals and a bunch of comfy yoga and running clothes to the Kripalu Center for … Continue reading

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Adventures in Redecorating.

In Massachusetts this week, it’s school vacation. Instead of traveling like we usually do, we decided to stay home this week and finally give Owen a Big Kid bedroom. Let me say this now: decorating gives me hives. When I … Continue reading

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The Awkwardness of Being Sick and Training for a Race.

So I have a cold. It’s not a a bad one; I’ve really only had an incredibly sore throat for the past three days and a bit of a cough. And today, thankfully, it’s moved into my head, so I’m … Continue reading

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The Rubin Morning. (No, Wait. Night. No. Morning.)

For the past six months or so, I’ve been getting up at 3:30am twice a week so I can get a run in before starting a marathon workday in the office.  Basically I get up and get out of the … Continue reading

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The Tiny Voice Inside My Head.

Yesterday afternoon, I stood there, and listened to someone tell me that my work wasn’t right. This is a recurring problem, she said. You do all this work and make it complicated, and none of it is the right work. … Continue reading

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We’ll Never Be Royals.

Confession: I have kind of a thing for any and all media stories about Kate and William (and now George and Charlotte). It really started in 2011, when they got married. Because I was furious on their behalf about the … Continue reading

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Catching Up.

Sooooooooooooo. Hai, everyone. Clearly it’s been a while since I’ve carved out the time to write regularly. For a while I had been at least journaling every morning, getting a half hour of writing time in. And then, when work … Continue reading

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Here’s To A New Year.

Probably it’s no surprise to a lot of you when I admit this: I LOVE making New Year Resolutions. It makes the OCD me happy. I love the promise of a new year, the idea that I could be anything … Continue reading

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Microblog Mondays # 15: The Mathematician.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. *********** I read an article on parenting at some point this year which suggested in order to really understand your child, … Continue reading

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