Eddie Izzard running

The Fairest Week In Review: 9/13

BLAST. I had a whole post set up to go out last week explaining that I was in the Outer Banks this week but don’t worry, I was DEFINITELY going to run and I’d see you all next week etc. etc. But I forgot that in addition to scheduling a post, you have to hit publish, even though you’re not publishing right exactly then, the point of this whole paragraph being: you were supposed to get an explanatory post last week but you didn’t because I’m an idiot. Anyway, here’s a picture of the Outer Banks. Nice, right? You...

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Marine Corps Marathon

In Which Jenn Reacts To Marine Corps Marathon Changes

A couple nights ago I was driving home from ballet, zoning out to WTOP (local news radio), when I heard it: “changes to the Marine Corps Marathon route.” Naturally my ears perked immediately, and I learned multiple things: It’s official: due to the ongoing hardcore track work that’s be going on all summer and is scheduled into the fall, the Metro will NOT open early for MCM. This is a bummer but not unexpected; I already knew the Metro wasn’t opening early for the Navy-Air Force Half six weeks earlier. I’d hoped MCM would be different but what can...

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Music notes

In Which Jenn Self-Soothes With WDW Background Music

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I’ve been in the throes of particularly strong WDW homesickness of late. I said it then and I’ll say it now: one of the best ways to cope with this terrible, terrible feeling is in the plundering of YouTube for area background music, perfect for comforting you as you cry your way through a non-Disney work day. I know a lot of people turn to radio stations and such, but I like YouTube for its ability to find me the exact music I need, plus sometimes there are some lovely accompanying videos....

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