On December 2, Basque athlete Iván Fernández Anaya was competing in a cross-country race in Burlada, Navarre. He was running second, some distance behind race leader Abel Mutai - bronze medalist in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the London Olympics. As they entered the finishing straight, he saw the Kenyan runner - the certain winner of… Continue reading


Last year I blogged about Brackets with Benefits (and April Madness, too!), and this year, another great way to get psyched for the NCAA tournament is to enter the One Percent Foundation's pool called Grant MADNESS. In this third annual competition for good, you donate $10 (the first 500 entries are matched by MerchSource… double… Continue reading Grant MADNESS

Planning Your Life Based on Your Ideal Ordinary Week

This blog post by a friend of a friend was recently shared with me, and I found it incredibly helpful as a way of thinking ahead and not losing sight of the minutia that round out a day and also general contentment. Well worth a read, and a reread too.Planning Your Life Based on Your… Continue reading Planning Your Life Based on Your Ideal Ordinary Week