Archive for May 2012

love yourself

love yourself
love yourself Why is this concept, self- love, so freaking hard? “love yourself” the graffiti says. I find no small irony in the fact this bit of Do-gooder graffiti has been on the very same sidewalk I pass all the time, the same one that says Simplify and I never once saw it, not until... Read more »

A Suburban Dad's Guest Blog: Cheering for Mathletes

By Rick Kaempfer This weekend I’m heading down to Champaign to cheer on my oldest son Tommy as he competes in the state math finals (His sophomore team qualified in the geometry category). I was planning on just quietly watching, but I found out that the school will not be sending their cheerleaders to the... Read more »

Household chores more hazardous to my health than running, or, Why can't I have an interesting injury story?

Household chores more hazardous to my health than running, or, Why can't I have an interesting injury story?
Let this be a cautionary tale. My entire immediate family and I ran the Ravenswood Run 5K on Sunday and yesterday I hurt my knee doing the filing. That’s right! The lesson here is never do the filing! I don’t know if the two are related. I felt fine after the race and all morning... Read more »
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