Reflecting on Sandy, One Year Later

The weekend after Thanksgiving last year, I got on a bus with about fifty other volunteers who met up at JackRabbit running store in Union Square early on a Saturday morning. We were headed for Far Rockaway to lend a helping hand wherever and however we could, after Sandy wrought havoc to the residents of …

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5 Ways Thanksgiving Might Just Save my Life

I almost ran away today. Literally, I was this close to grabbing my bag and booking. No turning back, no slowing down, just straight to Go. Not even collecting the $200 on my way out. In the lead-up to this year's Thanksgiving I find myself with a lot of thoughts about the shape my life …