Off To The Beach

Well friends, it’s that time of year — finally summer vacation. My family and I are taking off for the beach for an extended break. I think that we all are looking forward to the change of scenery and the ocean air ....more

Samsung, WSL and the 2015 Vans US Open of Surfing

When I received the email inviting me to attend the Vans US Open of Surfing as a guest of Samsung, I couldn’t reply “YES!” fast enough. I mean, it was two days in Huntington Beach watching a surf contest and geeking out on the sport of surf and technology. In other words, a perfect trip....more

Friday Round-Up: Beach Days

You guys! I don’t even know where to begin. I had such a great time in Huntington Beach watching the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing (thanks to Samsung!) ....more

Surf City USA

Remember when I used to write about surf contests?...more

Friday Round-Up: Summer Dayz

Happy Friday! Summer days – they have a funny rhythm, don’t they? They are long and...more

10 reasons I’m happy I’m not running this summer

It’s hot and humid on the East Coast. It was in the mid-90s today and felt like it was close to 100. Just walking my son a few blocks to camp left my back sweaty and my stick-straight Asian hair frizzy ....more

Friday Round-Up: A to Z

Happy Friday! It’s been a weird week. Some days flew by while others dragged on for about 10 years ....more

I Miss My Runner’s Body

Eleven Days. The last time I ran was eleven days ago. When I realized that I should probably stop being so stubborn and accept the fact that the bump and inflammation on my Achilles wasn’t going to go away by itself ....more

Currently / July

It seems as if a lazy, hazy fog has settled over my brain like the humidity that hangs so heavy in the air outside my window. That invisible wet blanket that weighs down my shoulders and covers my mouth and makes it hard to breath and think. That forces me to slow down because it takes so much effort to think or move or even see with my own eyes ....more

12 Simple Ways to Modify Your Yoga Practice

When I first started practicing yoga, I thought the idea — the point of the whole exercise — was to improve in strength and flexibility so I wouldn’t need to modify the poses or use props during class. It seemed logical enough — Beginners use props and modify their practice. More experienced yoga practitioners didn’t ....more