Tag Archives: suburbia

Smug Cycling

I bike to work once or twice a week. Cycling to work fills me with inordinate, sinful levels of pride. Not that I strut around work bragging to co-workers. But silently, in my head, I’m thinking, “I biked to worked … Continue reading

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My security run

When I don’t have much time and just want to get a run in, I can always rely on my 3.5 mile neighborhood run. It’s my default run. When in doubt, just run around the big block. I run it … Continue reading

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It’s Spring! Maybe.

Celebrated the first day of spring with a run. Nothing grand, just 4 miles around the neighborhood. I wanted to get other stuff done so I just did a “run to get a run in.” It’s nice to have routes … Continue reading

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…flying deer!

Poor Krystine Rivera of Northern Virginia. She had a bad day at work last week and went on a run to relieve her stress. She should have used the treadmill. Here’s an abridged account on the Washington Post website. The account the … Continue reading

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The Cat in the Hat: a New Urbanist Perspective

The Cat in the Hat is a delightful, subversive tale that exposes the emptiness and rigid conformity of the suburban lifestyle. The opening lines provide a biting critique of suburbia’s lifelessness.  “It was too wet to play. So we sat … Continue reading

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