Trail running with my twin brother

Prelude In case you don’t know my brother here’s a little background. First off, we’re mirror-image identical twins. And the first thing most people want to tell us is “But you can’t be identical, you’re not the same gender.” Or,… Read More

Summer Comes to Maine

In lieu of my regularly scheduled Weekly News Roundup I want to tell you about a couple of our recent family adventures. If nothing else I want to remind you how gorgeous Maine is and show you how easy it is to… Read More

Thirteen Tarahumara, a minibus and me

How I ended up in a minibus with thirteen Tarahumara Indians driving around San Jose, Costa Rica for five days On a rare rainy day this summer I was wrapping up an equally rare full morning of work… Read More

Day 2 with the Tarahumara in Costa Rica

We spent all day together – we sang, we danced, we ate and we bathed in holy water. We visited coffee plantations and a gorgeous permaculture farm. But the highlight of the day was Silvio’s fart on the… Read More

La Ruta Run!

In a little less than two weeks I’m headed to Costa Rica to run La Ruta Run. The details are still a little fuzzy to me, but here’s what I know so far. We start in Jaco, a… Read More

25 things you should know about me

Recently the girls have been asking me about who I was BK (before kids). At six and a half, I think Lucy is hankering to know “just what kind of woman are you mom?”. A few years ago someone… Read More

From Maine to Costa Rica

You can get there from here Driving down the bleak gray highway I am in a buoyant mood. I’m on my way to the airport and all of my luggage fits on the seat beside me. I won’t… Read More

Dreams Do Come True

For years I imagined leading a wild, tropical, yoga retreat that would bring my nature-nerd and yoga-nerd friends together for a down-home nature-loving, yoga-saturated week of awe-inspiring adventure. This winter my dream came true. Six of my most… Read More