The Working Closet

where life meets style

brain drain

I’ve been trying to write a coherent post for…ooh, a while now. But you know what? It’s not going to happen.

October 29, 2013 · 19 Comments

it takes a village

Over the years, I have carefully created a village of friends with quirky kids.

October 18, 2013

opportunities and obligations

Recently, my schedule has been full of Things I Would Rather Not Be Doing.

October 16, 2013 · 4 Comments

I don’t know what to tell you

Hey there, Internet. It’s been a while.

September 10, 2013 · 23 Comments

how to dress like a grown up

In exactly three weeks, I will turn 45. Happy birthday to me! Let’s all have a cupcake!

April 3, 2013 · 48 Comments

are you serious?

On Saturday morning, I got up at 5 am to run 10 miles. I finished in 1:37, without stopping once.

February 4, 2013 · 23 Comments

it’s all down hill from here, or how I ran 13.1 miles this weekend and didn’t die

I ran a half marathon on Sunday, in Dallas. It was an exercise in challenging my comfort zone, from the very beginning.

December 11, 2012 · 14 Comments

run faster

I ran a half marathon ten days ago at the Williams Route 66 Marathon. It was fun. No, really.

November 28, 2012 · 10 Comments

why I run

Most runners run not because they want to live longer, but because they want to live life to the fullest.

November 8, 2012 · 28 Comments

winner winner chicken dinner*

Over the weekend, I ran the Reuel Little Classic 10K in Madill, OK.

October 16, 2012 · 11 Comments

simple running: gear checklist

I’ve been reading a lot about minimalist running strategies in the past year, which mostly seem to consist of trading in traditional running shoes for something closer to bare feet.

June 21, 2012 · 21 Comments

what to wear when nothing fits

I love how many of you are getting dressed this week — good for you!

May 18, 2012 · 15 Comments