2017 Taste of Chicago Vegan Options

Over the summer I work downtown, just a few blocks from Grant Park.  From July 5th – July 9th the Taste of Chicago is happening there. Today I did some recon to plan my weekend visit; on my lunch break, I walked through to check out all the vegan options offered.  Below is what I

TNFECS Wisconsin Training Weeks 1-4: First Build Done!

On Sunday, I finished off my first 4 weeks of training for TNFECS Wisconsin.  That long crazy acronym stands for The North Face Endurance Challenge Series Wisconsin.  Or I could make an even more ridiculous acronym and call it TNFECSWI.  But I’ll spare you.  I’m training to do the 50 miler there on September 16th,

Transitions and Moving: Dealing with Internal Uncertainty

Sunday evening, I attended another Thoughtluck on transitions and moving.  What’s a Thoughtluck? A gathering of friends, acquaintances, and new faces, all to discuss a deep meaningful topic over some food (I always use it as an opportunity to recipe test– this time Chocolate Nutzo Cookies).  I wrote about the Thoughluck on Motivation in this post.