Tag: gym

  • Thirty-Three in Eleven: Monday, February 12

    Thirty-Three in Eleven: Monday, February 12

    Things the Fully Dressed Lady in the Sauna Did During Her 90-Second Visit: 1. Looked startled when I said, “If you want the light on, we can turn it back on. I just turned it off, but it’s no big deal to me either way” 2. Assured me it was fine to leave the light […]

  • Five in Five: Thursday, February 8

    Five in Five: Thursday, February 8

    On the day Allegra and I eyeballed the various exercise stations filling the usually open expanse of the third floor of the Y, it had been months since I’d last attended the Boot Camp class. Some of the stations looked familiar. Yup, I’d held the ends of the big ropes in my hands before and […]

  • Things I’m Liking

    Things I’m Liking

    That Duchess Kate takes her own pictures of her kids for press release rather than having a professional photographer manipulating their little selves into pleasing moments. It’s possible I’m a fan of mothers with cameras stop calling my children “long-suffering” admire this birthday portrait of Princess Charlotte   That the nieces of Chimimanda Adichie (the […]

  • Locker Wars

    Locker Wars

    I walk into the locker room at the Y, glad that the hour for reading Us Weekly while fiddling with the controls of a Stairmaster is¬†upon me. How lucky a gal am I, I muse, to be able to bring my toys to a place where I pay money to manufacture difficulty¬†for myself? Wondering if […]