The Silver Diner: Vegan Restaurant Review: Update

You may recall that I wrote a review of my regional favorite, The Silver Diner, sometime last year. With multiple vegan menu items, a plant-based diner may be faced with the unfathomable conundrum of having to make a choice about what to order, a rare dilemma, indeed.  Since writing that review, the Silver Diner hasContinue reading “The Silver Diner: Vegan Restaurant Review: Update”

One Nation

One Nation Ruled by the Minority Without liberty, without justice, without care for our most marginalized citizens. * One Nation Whose lawmakers Are bought and sold by corporate greed.  * One Nation With citizens crippled By insurmountable debt. * One Nation Dumbed down By conspiracy theories and misinformation. * One Nation Exhausted Because of aContinue reading “One Nation”

Summer Camp for Grownups is Almost Here!

I don’t feel like I really had an off season this year. With running the Freight Train 50k in December and 3 spring half marathons, I’ve been running quite a bit. It will be fun to get back to the rituals of marathon training, though. We start in 2 weeks! I can’t believe it’s hereContinue reading “Summer Camp for Grownups is Almost Here!”

Buff City Soap: A Review!

On one of my last trips to Trader Joe’s in Short Pump, I noticed a colorful new storefront next door. Buff City Soap is new to the Richmond area, and I’m pretty excited about it! There is another location in Willow Lawn as well. The promise of plant based soaps and no harsh chemicals drewContinue reading “Buff City Soap: A Review!”

Freedom of Speech is Not a Student Right in Hanover County Schools

Ugh. This school board. Remember last month when a man came to my child’s high school to protest, holding vulgar signs, and he was allowed to do so based on a “technicality,” and that kids who walked out of class later in the month to protest proposed transgeneder rights policies were suspended for several days?Continue reading “Freedom of Speech is Not a Student Right in Hanover County Schools”

Uncorked Half Marathon 2022: Race Recap!

I ran this race in 2018 and swore I was one and done with this event, but I was lucky to win a free entry to the Uncorked Half Marathon from Austin (@eatsbyaustin on Instagram) and Sports Backers, so I was ready to give it a second chance! My reasoning was similar to why IContinue reading “Uncorked Half Marathon 2022: Race Recap!”