The Organized Runner

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T’was the Night Before Christmas

T’was the Night Before Christmas

T’was the night before Christmas, and all throughout Workplace Every participant was posting at a furious pace. Daily Blog Posts was booming, each submission full of wit, Sharing wisdom and tips, hoping for a massive traffic hit. Today I Learned, blowing up just as much […]

I Love Musicals

I Love Musicals

I’ve always loved musicals. I’m not sure if it’s that every Disney movie has a singalong soundtrack, so I was indoctrinated early or what, but I’m always up for a movie or play where people burst into song as if it’s a normal part of […]

What I Learned about Languages

What I Learned about Languages

I’ve noticed that this 12-day blogging challenge is far easier than the 30-day challenge I did in April and not just because of the length. I can remember running out of ideas 5 or 6 days in during that challenge, and so far for this […]

Happy Winter Solstice!

Happy Winter Solstice!

Today is the first day of winter, which is my least favorite season of the year. Technically, today is my least favorite day of the year because the season change marks the shortest day in terms of daylight hours. But there’s something about it being […]

Thoughts I have while Sick

Thoughts I have while Sick

There are certainly always times where our rational self argues with our irrational self, but this occurs the most often with me when I’m sick. Since it’s such a rarity, I consider it a major inconvenience. Having to take time out of your day to […]

Podcast Recommendations

Podcast Recommendations

I am a late mover to most technologies, and this year is when I fully jumped on the podcast train. Here are some of my favorites, by category. Professional Development Office Hours – I don’t care if it’s cheesy to plug the podcast from the […]

Real Life Doesn’t Always Have Closure

Real Life Doesn’t Always Have Closure

A friend told me about the Up and Vanished podcast recently, so I binged it this weekend. Between errands, gift wrapping, and cleaning, I had plenty of time to listen to all 24 episodes, many of which are only half an hour. Now that the […]

Gem Quote from Lady Bird

Gem Quote from Lady Bird

All of the best movies come out in November and December. I went to see Lady Bird today and had pretty high expectations due to its 100% (but now 99%) rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Very tiny number of spoilers below! If you don’t want to […]

Budget Tips for your Wedding

Budget Tips for your Wedding

I’m a planner and a saver, so planning my wedding a few years ago was the typical mix of exhilarating and stressful when you consider the wedding premium placed on everyday party objects. The wedding premium is when the price automatically increases just by being […]

The Curse of Mississippi

The Curse of Mississippi

Mississippi is the worst state. Let me give you anecdotal evidence to scientifically prove my point. Every time my team went to Mississippi in college, something bad happened. In January 2010, we came back to Berry a few days before the semester started, so we […]