If you like blogs written by 20-something-year-old ramblers, you’ve come to the right place. This 20-something-year-old has an opinion on just about everything (ask me what I think about the patriarchy), but this site tends to focus on distance running and other endeavors.
I graduated from Michigan State in 2015, with degrees in Social Policy and Communication. I also have a German minor, aber ich vergesse ein bisschen Deutsch jeden Tag. If you ever have the chance to study abroad, take it. Spending a summer in Berlin before my senior year of college was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
Speaking of best decisions, I joined the Hansons-Brooks squad in August 2015. The Hansons-Brooks Original Distance Project was one of the first groups of its kind. The elite training group was founded for post-collegiate distance runners by coaches Kevin and Keith Hanson. Kevin also coached the Stevenson high school girls’ cross country team for 34 years. Fantastically enough, I first competed for Kevin at Stevenson. Running under his coaching was a completely new experience at the elite level.
I left the program in June 2018. More on that here. I respect the heck out of the Hansons-Brooks squad, but it’s time for a new adventure. There are new decisions to be made: on running, a career path, creative pursuits, and the direction of this little website.
Follow me through all my best, worst, and in-between decisions – and feel free to share your own.