New things.

Today is a special day. This morning, I took my last final exam of my undergraduate career. I am now officially done with my degree, a task I've been working on for the past 5 years. Though I took some time off over that period of time, it was always in the back of my …

The Hyner.

I stared up at the shadowy silhouette of the mountain looming against the clouded sky. My anticipation grew. I'm going to run up that? And then another 12 miles, up two more mountains, after running up that? I must be insane. And can I really do this? I was going to find out. It was …

To the woods.

It's about that time of the semester when there are more and more afternoons that I just can't stare at a computer screen any longer. I can't spend another minute in a room without windows, cooped up in a world of papers and projects and deadlines. Some days, the pull of the fresh air is …