…look up

chattering_teethThis What to Watch Wednesday, I wanted to take a moment to laugh with some summertime comedies. Because, I think we could all use a moment of legitimate, uncomplicated humor right now.

As cathartic as it might be to laugh at what would otherwise be the horribly depressing realities of our world, sometimes it’s nice to laugh with no buried drama. So, today, I’m taking a moment for pure, joyful comedy… Read the rest of this entry

…Hope

...some candles may be better off under the bushel, or an aromatically sealed chamberIt’s one of those days where we could all use a little more light and hope. Our thoughts and prayers at the 2WC go out to all those impacted by yesterday’s attack in Manchester.

While the horror of yesterday’s act of cowardice has been and will continue to be replayed, we could all use a reminder of the good that humanity is capable of. Moments like this are defined not by those who commit an act of terror, but by how the impacted community responds. Manchester has demonstrated the strength and love of their community.

To balance out the fear and ignorance behind attacks like these, here’s a few reminders of the good people who stepped up. Read the rest of this entry

…hit the ground running

giphy1This Monday requires a little bit of an extra boost in addition to the usual level of motivation.

Why?

Today, 2WC and Co. (you know who you are) embark on another round of training with 13.1 miles at the end.

And with the summer season upon us, even if you’re not working your way towards a half marathon, it’s a great time of the year to get outside and move.
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…Commence

Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! Graduation season is officially upon us, which has many of us thinking about new beginnings. So, in the spirit of the season, I’m declaring this a graduation Sunday Funday!

To the class of 2017, congratulations! I know you’ve been getting a lot of unsolicited advice recently (and are in for a lot more), so instead of piling more on I thought I’d let this week’s Sunday Funday videos do it for me.

So relax, take a deep breath, and enjoy your accomplishments for a few minutes… Read the rest of this entry

…just you wait

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Another Saturday, another shot at Triple Crown glory as the Preakness is run this afternoon in Baltimore. Of course, this year’s race doesn’t just fall on any Saturday. No, today also happens to be the 20th of May, which (as any musical theater nerd knows) was proclaimed Eliza Doolittle Day.

This wonderful coincidence brings together two beautiful scenes from a beautiful film and stage musical. So, naturally, will this blog post will too… Read the rest of this entry